Trump Names Jets Owner Woody Johnson as Ambassador to U.K.
Johnson has donated to Republican campaigns for years
70-year-old is great-grandson of founder of Johnson & Johnson
Nafeesa Syeed, Jennifer Jacobs and Thomas Penny
President Donald Trump named New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to serve as U.S. ambassador to the U.K.
Johnson, 70, is also chairman and chief executive officer of New York-based Johnson Co., a private asset-management firm. According to the White House statement, Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and has served on the President’s Export Council and the President’s Commission on White House Fellows.