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Age : 58
Public asset : 41,024,569 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Johnson & Johnson - International Business Machines Corp.

Summary 
Mr. Alex Gorsky is an Independent Director at International Business Machines Corp., a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Johnson & Johnson and a Member at The Business Council.

He is on the Board of Directors at International Business Machines Corp., Advanced Medical Technology Association, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, National Academy Foundation, The Business Roundtable, The Institute for Health Technology Studies and Travis Manion Foundation. Mr. Gorsky was previously employed as a Chairman-Worldwide Franchise by Ethicon, Inc., a Head-North American Pharmaceuticals Business by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., a Group Chairman-Pharmaceuticals Business by Johnson & Johnson, a President by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and a Chairman by Catholic Medical Center.

He received his undergraduate degree from US Military Academy and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Current positions of Alex Gorsky 
NameTitle Since
Johnson & Johnson
(Pharmaceuticals)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2008
International Business Machines Corp.
(IT Services & Consulting)
Independent Director 2014
The Business Roundtable Director -
Advanced Medical Technology Association Director -
The Institute for Health Technology Studies Director -
National Academy Foundation Director -
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Director -
Travis Manion Foundation Director -
The Business Council Member -


Holdings of Alex Gorsky 
NameEquities%Valuation
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Pharmaceuticals
338,0960.013%41,024,569 USD
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IT Services & Consulting
00.0000%0 USD


Alex Gorsky : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Kenneth Chenault International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council
National Academy Foundation
The Business Roundtable
Ronald A. Williams Johnson & Johnson
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
National Academy Foundation
Sidney Taurel International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
Joseph Swedish International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
The Business Council
Marillyn Hewson The Business Roundtable
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
The Business Council
Tim Ring The Business Roundtable
The Institute for Health Technology Studies
Advanced Medical Technology Association
Charles O. Prince Johnson & Johnson
National Academy Foundation
The Business Roundtable
Andrew Liveris International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
D. Davis Johnson & Johnson
The Business Roundtable
Virginia Rometty International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable


Biography of Alex Gorsky 
Alex Gorsky is an American businessman. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson since April 26, 2012. On July 29, 2014, IBM selected him as one of the board of directors for the company.

Biography
Early life
Alex Gorsky graduated in 1982 with a bachelor's of science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. He spent six years in the United States Army, finishing his career with the rank of captain and earning the Ranger tab and Airborne wings. He served in Europe, the United States, and Panama. In 1996, he obtained a master's in business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Career
He spent eight years (having started in 1988) in various sales, marketing, and management roles at Janssen Pharmaceutica, a Johnson & Johnson unit based in New Jersey. He joined Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation in 2004 as Chief Operating Officer and Head of General Medicines.

He was appointed Head of Pharma North America and Chief Executive Officer of Novartis in fall 2005. He oversaw the growth of its cardiovascular franchise, which included products Diovan and Lotrel, and the launch of Enablex, a product for overactive bladder. He was also involved in the launch of Focalin XR for ADHD. During his tenure, he developed Novartis' Medicare strategy and created several Novartis awards.

He rejoined Johnson & Johnson, where he served as the worldwide chairman of the surgical care group at Johnson & Johnson and as the chairman of the company's pharmaceutical business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He was the worldwide chairman of the medical devices and diagnostics group at Johnson & Johnson, serving in that role until September 2009. He now serves as CEO.

He has been involved in the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the National Alliance on Aging, the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the Doylestown Hospital Board, and the Boy Scouts of America.



Source @ Wikipedia



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The Partnership for New York City
CD&R Vector Topco, Inc.
PharMEDium Healthcare Holdings, Inc.
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health


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