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Johnson and Johnson names new worldwide chairman

17th September 2012

Johnson and Johnson has announced that Sandra Peterson will be appointed group worldwide chairman and member of the executive committee on December 1st 2012.

Taking responsibility for the consumer group of companies, information technology and global supply chain, Ms Peterson is an experienced global leader renowned for her strategic thinking and success in driving business growth.

She is the current chairman and chief executive officer of Bayer CropScience, previously serving in key leadership roles for Bayer's medical care and diabetes care divisions.

Before joining Bayer in 2005, she also held key positions at companies including Medco Health Solutions, Nabisco and Whirlpool.

Alex Gorsky, chief executive officer of Johnson and Johnson, said: "She brings 25 years of experience to her new role, which will draw on her expertise in building fully integrated global businesses and focusing on growth."

Last month, the company launched an initiative to make its baby and beauty products safer by removing potentially harmful chemicals from their formulations.ADNFCR-8000103-ID-801450906-ADNFCR

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