Apple has announced Alex Gorsky, the CEO of Johnson & Johnson, will be joining its board of directors. Alex was most recently elected to J&J's Board in January 2017 and is also on the boards for Exxon Mobil Corporation and Chevron Corporation. Alex joins Apple at a time when they are looking to grow their global footprint with increased investment in foreign markets like China.
Johnson & Johnson's CEO Alex Gorsky has been appointed to Apple's board of directors, effective immediately. According to a statement from the company, he will be responsible for overseeing the iPhone maker’s global operations and report directly to Apple chief executive Tim Cook. This is not his first time on a corporate board: he also serves as chairman of US biopharmaceutical giant Merck and president of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation. He will join fellow new members Susan Wagner and James Bell who were both named in May this year.
The move comes after a string of high-profile departures from the company's board in recent months, including former Vice President Al Gore and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s director James Bell Jr., according to Reuters. "Alex has extensive experience in both the health care industry and with large public companies," said Tim Cook, adding "We are fortunate that he has agreed to join our Board." Share your thoughts about this latest addition to Apple's leadership team on
CEO Alex Gorsky has been appointed to Apple's board of directors, effective immediately. According to a statement from the company, he will be responsible for overseeing the iPhone maker’s global operations and report directly to Apple chief executive Tim Cook. This is not his first time on a corporate board: he also serves as chairman of johnson and jhonson.
Gorsky has been CEO of Johnson & Johnson since 2012 and chairman of the board since 2008. He was previously president and COO. Alex Gorsky also serves as a director on the US Chamber Of Commerce Foundation, where he is responsible for overseeing global operations and reporting directly to Tim Cook.
"Alex brings us wisdom beyond his years," said Cook in a statement posted on Apple's website today (15/07). "We are fortunate to benefit from Alex’s experience and insights." Alex Gorsky will take over responsibility for overseeing Apple's global operations while Susan Wagner Jr., another new appointee, will serve as vice chairwoman of the company's audit committee. James Bell, who joined last month, succeeds Jim Crane.
Alex Gorsky will take over responsibility for overseeing Apple's global operations while Susan Wagner Jr., another new appointee, will serve as vice chairwoman of the company's audit committee. James Bell, who joined last month, succeeds Jim Crane. The move comes after a string of high-profile departures from the company's board in recent months. omissible for overseeing global operations and reporting directly to Tim Cook.
"It is a great pleasure for me, to be able finally join the ranks of Apple's board. Having said that I have been looking forward into working with all three companies involved in this arrangement- ANI Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (API), American Homecare Services LLC., and Nestle Health Science Research Institute Ltd."
Gorsky joined Johnson & Johnson in 1988 and has since worked as a sales, management, marketing executive. In 2012 he was named CEO at the company's global headquarters located outside Boston MA where he continues to oversee about 130 thousand employees worldwide who are guided by innovation across their many sectors including pharmaceuticals medical devices consumer health care services . He'll hand over leadership of J&J on January 1 2022 upon finishing his term as interim leader but until then continues making investments into new technologies which will allow them stay competitive against other major corporations.
In addition to being a member of the Business Roundtable's board and its Corporate Governance committee, Gorsky also sits on various other corporate boards. He is currently serving as an advisor for Apple Inc., IBM Corporation (IBM), Travis Manion Foundation with responsibilities beyond advising including chairing their audit committees; he served in this capacity at Aon Hewitt LLP from January 2007 until November 2013 when it was acquired by Deloitte - both before that time period are spent working or consulting roles with companies like Goldman Sachs & Co LLC(Goldman Sacks); KPMG where he worked between October 2000 until December 2003.
Apple's newest director, Gorsky said he is excited to join the board and contribute in his own way. "I've long shared Apple's belief that technology has so much potential," says Gorskey of why he decided on this path for career growth within one of America’s most innovative companies.
Gorsky is a "trailblazer" for diversity and inclusion. Before her, many people thought that military service left veterans without the mental capacity to lead fulfilling lives in society again; she's proven them wrong! She advocates on behalf of those returning servicemen by advocating stronger services available through organizations like Apple who can help these heroes integrate back into civilian life with ease as well as explore their options career wise - such as technology or finance sectors where women make up only 12% workforce currently despite having over half its jobs assigned male at birth due discrimination.
The new board member is a veritable expert on all things military, having earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from West Point. They hold extensive business management experience as well - proving that they know how to run an organization efficiently!
Gorsky is a Russian-born American businessman who has been named to Apple's board of directors. He will join the company’s other members, Cook (iOS and watch), Arthur D., Levinson(TV shows), James A Bell - CFO & President at Goldman Sachs Investment Management Company LLC , Al Gore -- former US Senator from Tennessee USA having served in this position under Bill Clinton Administration . In addition to these appointments he also takes up membership on boards such as Burberry Ltd UK Board where his tasks involve overseeing all Group operational issues while ensuring alignment across business units including retailing/footwear manufacturing; luxury licensed brands.
Apple's board was most recently expanded this year when Lozano, current president and CEO of College Futures Foundation slid into seat at the table in January.
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