Johnson & Johnson to Name Vice Chairman Gorsky as CEO, WSJ Says

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), the world’s second-biggest seller of health-care products, will name Alex Gorsky its next chief executive, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a person familiar with the matter.

Gorsky, 51, head of the medical-devices unit, will succeed William C. Weldon, 63, in April as the New Brunswick, New Jersey-based company’s ninth leader in its 126-year-history, the newspaper said.

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