Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) reported that Dr. Nadja West has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Dr. Nadja West had decades of strategic and operational experience in national and international executive leadership in the United States Army. Dr. West has experience in healthcare management as well, serving as the 44th Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the US Army Medical Command from 2015-2019. Currently, Dr. West serves as Independent Director on the Boards of Nucor Corporation and Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Trustee of the National Recreation Foundation and Mount St. Mary’s University as Board Member of Americares and The Bob Woodruff Foundation.
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Nadja West to Johnson & Johnson’s Board of Directors,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Nadja is an accomplished healthcare leader with a strong commitment to public service and she brings an impressive and unique combination of business and leadership expertise to Johnson & Johnson. I look forward to Nadja’s contributions to the Board as we continue our pursuit of improving the health of families around the world at such an important moment in time.”
“I am incredibly proud to join the Board of Directors at Johnson & Johnson,” said Dr. Nadja West. “I look forward to working alongside the Board in support of the management team as they continue to deliver transformational innovation, create healthier communities, and put better health within reach of more people around the world.”