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William Weldon Discusses Differences In Pharmaceutical and Consumer Businesses

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  • Date Added : 11/13/2008
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William Weldon

  • CEO and Chairman, Johnson & Johnson (J&J)
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1948 (Age: 74 years old)
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William Weldon is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson and is the sixth Chairman in Johnson & Johnson's over one-hundred year history.

Weldon joined J&J as a sales representative for the McNeil Pharameutical division in 1971 and eventually became the head of J&J's Ethicon Endo-Surgery business in 1992. He became the head of J&J's pharmaceutical operations in 1998 and then became J&J's CEO in 2002. As CEO, Weldon engineered some of the largest acquisitions in J&J's history including the purchase of ALZA and Pfizer's consumer-health product line.

William Weldon received a BA in Biology from Quinnipiac University.

It's really interesting because one of the challenges we have at J&J is that consumer business is very different...and if you take the two extremes - consumer and pharm - consumer comes out with about 600 new products a year, our consumer businesses, our pharm products if we come out with half a doz...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 16 William Weldon Discusses Background of Johnson and Johnson
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Video 2 of 16 William Weldon States Johnson and Johnson Organization Has Three Businesses: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Consumer Goods
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Video 3 of 16 William Weldon Discusses The Johnson and Johnson Credo
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Video 4 of 16 William Weldon States Johnson and Johnson Focuses On Managing For The Long Term
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Video 5 of 16 William Weldon States Importance of People Within The Johnson and Johnson Organization
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Video 6 of 16 William Weldon Discusses Work In Personalized Medicine
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Video 7 of 16 William Weldon Discusses Importance of Developing Leadership and Talent
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Video 8 of 16 William Weldon States Leadership Is About Setting The Example
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Video 9 of 16 William Weldon States Importance of Communicating With Employees
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Video 10 of 16 William Weldon Shares Thoughts On Healthcare and Government Involvement
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Video 11 of 16 William Weldon Discusses Differences In Pharmaceutical and Consumer Businesses
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Video 12 of 16 William Weldon Shares Thoughts On Process of Integrating Acquisitions
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Video 13 of 16 William Weldon Shares Thoughts on Shareholder Support
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Video 14 of 16 William Weldon Discusses Considerations In An International Marketplace
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Video 15 of 16 William Weldon States Credo Guides Organization's Culture
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Video 16 of 16 William Weldon Discusses Organization's and Employees Commitment To Philanthropy
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