Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

About Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Company Description:


Johnson & Johnson is a household name, globally recognized for its wide range of healthcare products. The company engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of a broad spectrum of products in the healthcare field.

Johnson & Johnson was founded by Robert Wood Johnson I, James Wood Johnson, and Edward Mead Johnson, Sr. in 1886. With over a century of experience, the company stands today as a pillar of innovation and care, headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.


Main Product(s):


Johnson & Johnson's product portfolio spans a multitude of medical and consumer goods, including but not limited to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and personal care products. Their products are staples in homes and healthcare facilities worldwide.


Short History of Johnson & Johnson:


  • 1886 – Johnson & Johnson was founded by three brothers in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • 1944 – The company became publicly traded.
  • 1959 – Acquisition of McNeil Laboratories, entering the pharmaceuticals market.
  • 1982 – Johnson & Johnson managed the Tylenol crisis, which became a standard in crisis management.
  • 2006 – Acquisition of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.
  • 2013 – J&J announced its decision to transform its business model to focus on products with the most growth potential.
  • 2020 – Johnson & Johnson announced the lead candidate for a COVID-19 vaccine and began the Phase 1/2a clinical trials.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Joaquin DuatoCEO & Chairman4.84M8.65M1963
Mr. Joseph J. Wolk CPAExecutive VP & CFO2.26M1.35M1967
Ms. Jennifer L. TaubertExecutive VP & Worldwide Chairman of Pharmaceuticals2.16M8.02M1964
Mr. Robert J. Decker Jr.Controller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1972
Mr. James SwansonExecutive VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/A1966
Ms. Jessica MooreVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Dirk BrinckmanChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Elizabeth ForminardExecutive VP & General CounselN/AN/A1971
Dr. Peter M. Fasolo Ph.D.Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer1.28MN/A1963
Dr. Guy J. Lebeau M.D.Group Chairman of MD&D Business - EMEAN/AN/AN/A

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