Alex Gorsky assumed his current position as Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson in 2012. He is the ninth leader of Johnson & Johnson since it was founded in 1886. Learn more about Alex and our leadership team.
In the second quarter of 2017, we had total worldwide sales of $18.8 billion with diluted earnings per share of $1.40. Learn more about how the company’s Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices businesses performed.
Financial stability has been one of our strengths for decades. We have raised our dividend for 55 consecutive years, and in the last five years, we delivered more than $38 billion in dividends. Johnson & Johnson remains one of two U.S. companies with a AAA credit rating.
In 2017, Johnson & Johnson opened the doors to Our Story at the Power House, a state-of-the-art physical exhibition at our world headquarters. The company also launched an interactive museum—ourstory.jnj.com— that celebrates over 130 years of innovations that have changed the course of human health.
Johnson & Johnson has been on the Working Mother list of 100 Best Companies for 31 years. In 2017, we enhanced the benefits we offer for new parents around the world. This includes a minimum of eight weeks of paid leave for mothers and fathers during the first year of a child’s birth or adoption.