Johnson & Johnson names new directors
6 December 2019 -

United States-based Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) has named Hubert Joly and Mark A Weinberger as its new directors.

Joly has deep strategic, operational and financial expertise that covers more than three decades. Presently, he serves as executive chairman of Best Buy Co Inc, having earlier served as chief executive officer and then as chairman and CEO from 2012 until 2019. From 2004 to 2008, he served as chief executive officer of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and then from 2008 to 2012 was chief executive officer of Carlson Companies. Prior to that, he held various leadership roles at Vivendi and Electronic Data Systems France. He started his career at McKinsey & Company, eventually serving as partner, working for global clients in a variety of different industries. Presently, he serves on the board of Ralph Lauren Corporation and Best Buy. He is also a vice chairman of The Business Council and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the International Advisory Board of his alma mater, HEC Paris.

Mark Weinberger has more than three decades of global leadership expertise across both the public and private sectors. In his former role as global chairman and chief executive officer of EY, he led a global professional services organisation that provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. He also has an extensive government experience includes prior service as assistant secretary of the US Department of the Treasury under President George W Bush, a member of the US Social Security Administration Advisory Board under President William J Clinton, a member of President Donald J Trump's former Strategic Policy Forum, and a member of President Barack H Obama's Infrastructure Task Force. He also played an active role in the World Economic Forum. Presently, he serves on the board of directors of the US Business Roundtable and MetLife Inc, and the Board of Trustees of Emory University and Case Western Reserve University.