What you need to know
- Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky has joined Apple's board of directors.
- The executive will serve as a director under board chairman Arthur Levinson.
Apple has announced that Alex Gorsky, the current chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, has joined the company's board of directors.
The company noted that, under Gorsky's tenure, Johnson & Johnson became the world's largest healthcare company. It also pointed out that the executive has extensive experience serving on boards:
The company released the following statements from Gorsky, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Apple chairman Arthur Levinson:
This move isn't surprising as Apple continues to drive innovation in the healthcare space. Apple CEO Tim Cook is known for saying that the company's biggest contribution will be in health.
You can read the full press release on Apple's Newsroom.
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