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J&J’s Chairman & CEO Alex Gorsky Added To Apple’s BOD

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

As per reports, Alex Gorsky, Chairman & CEO of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to join Apple’s (AAPL) board of directors. Gorsky joined Johnson & Johnson in 1988, accumulating a broad range of experience in sales, management, and marketing before becoming CEO in 2012. Gorky’s inclusion will bring in bring decades of experience in corporate leadership and health technologies, and a long record of managing and leading innovative and diverse teams around the world.

Alex Gorsky, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson

“Alex has long been a visionary in healthcare, applying his tremendous insight, experience, and passion for technology to the cause of improving lives and building healthier communities. We’re excited to welcome him to Apple’s board of directors, and I know that all of us will benefit from his leadership and expertise,” stated Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. 

Gorsky completed his Bachelor of Science from the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, and spent six years in the US Army, finishing his military career with the rank of captain. Gorsky completed his Master of Business Administration in 1996 from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Gorky is also a member of the Business Roundtable’s board of directors and the chairman of its Corporate Governance Committee. Additionally, he serves on the boards of Travis Manion Foundation, IBM, and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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(Read Original Story: Alex Gorsky Joins Apple’s Board of Directors in Business Wire)


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