Johnson & Johnson is headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the consumer division being located in Skillman, New Jersey. The corporation includes some 250 subsidiary companies with operations in 60 countries and products sold in over 175 countries. Johnson & Johnson had worldwide sales of $70.1 billion during calendar year 2015. Johnson & Johnson’s brands include numerous household names of medications and first aid supplies. Among its well-known consumer products are the Band-Aid Brand line of bandages, Tylenol medications, Johnson’s Baby products, Neutrogena skin and beauty products, Clean & Clear facial wash and Acuvue contact lenses.
The company operates through three business segments, including Consumer; Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices; and Diagnostics.
The Consumer segment includes a range of products used in the baby care, skin care, oral care, wound care and women’s health care fields, as well as nutritional and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products. The Baby Care franchise includes the JOHNSON’S Baby line of products. Major brands in the Skin Care franchise include the AVEENO; CLEAN & CLEAR; JOHNSON’S Adult; NEUTROGENA; RoC; LUBRIDERM; Beijing Dabao Cosmetics Co., Ltd.; and Vendome product lines. The Oral Care franchise includes the LISTERINE and REACH oral care lines of products. Major brands in the Women’s Health franchise are the CAREFREE Pantiliners and STAYFREE sanitary protection products.
The Pharmaceutical segment includes products in the following therapeutic areas: anti-infective, antipsychotic, cardiovascular, contraceptive, dermatology, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, neurology, oncology, pain management, urology and virology. These products are distributed directly to retailers, wholesalers and health care professionals for prescription use by the general public. Key products in the Pharmaceutical segment include: REMICADE (infliximab), a biologic approved for the treatment of Crohn’s disease, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; TOPAMAX (topiramate), approved for adjunctive and monotherapy use in epilepsy, as well as for the prophylactic treatment of migraines; PROCRIT (Epoetin alfa, sold outside the U.S. as EPREX), a biotechnology-derived product that stimulates red blood cell production; RISPERDAL oral (risperidone), a medication that treats the symptoms of schizophrenia, bipolar mania and irritability associated with autistic behavior in indicated patients.
Medical Devices and Diagnostics
The Medical Devices and Diagnostics segment includes a range of products distributed to wholesalers, hospitals and retailers, used principally in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, therapists, hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and clinics. These products include Cordis’ circulatory disease management products; DePuy’s orthopaedic joint reconstruction, spinal care and sports medicine products; Ethicon’s surgical care and women’s health products; Ethicon Endo-Surgery’s minimally invasive surgical products; LifeScan’s blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics’ professional diagnostic products and Vistakon’s disposable contact lenses.
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Johnson & Johnson mission statement is that “our credo stems from a belief that consumers, employees and the community are all equally important.” The statement shows that the company is passionate about inclusivity and treating everyone with absolute respect and care. The approach taken by Johnson & Johnson shows why it has become a global brand, accepted and recognized in all parts of the world.
CEO – Alex Gorsky: Alex Gorsky is chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, and chairman of the executive committee, the company’s senior leadership team. He is the seventh person to serve as chair and CEO of Johnson & Johnson since it became a publicly traded company in 1944.