Episode 28: Alex Gorsky

Janice Ellig, CEO and founder of Ellig Group, sits down with real leaders in this series of game-changing conversations, bespoke to fellow champions of change. Heralded by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters,” Janice is often consulted for her expertise and her commitment to gender parity, equity, inclusion, and diversity.

We are honored to present this month’s episode of Leadership Reimagined, “Johnson & Johnson: A One-Dose Vaccine Victory” with Alex Gorsky, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson. A longtime advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion and supporter of veterans’ issues, Alex’s influence has shaped both the healthcare landscape and the greater business community.

Tune in as Alex discusses his formative years as Army Captain and how his longstanding dedication to pharmaceuticals and supporting the community has allowed him to successfully lead Johnson & Johnson through this global crisis.

33 years of unwavering commitment to pharmaceuticals, beginning as an entry level sales representative to now Chair and CEO, Alex shares insightful advice “I encourage everyone to not only look for promotional opportunities but development opportunities where you are exposed to areas of the business or organization where you would not ordinarily have an opportunity to learn.”

Alex Gorsky is the 7th to serve as Chair & CEO of Johnson & Johnson and the 9th leader since its founding 140 years ago. During his tenure, Johnson & Johnson has become the industry’s number one investor in research and development, delivering solutions to the world’s most urgent unmet healthcare needs. A leader among leaders, Alex is a member of the Business Council, the Business Roundtable, and currently sits on the board of directors of IBM and the Travis Manion Foundation.

It is with great privilege we present to you this episode of Leadership Reimagined “Johnson & Johnson: A One-Dose Vaccine Victory” with Alex Gorsky.

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