Alex Gorsky

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For J&J, no device growth without Synthes

While Johnson & Johnson touts another strong quarter of device and diagnostics sales, subtracting the effects of its blockbuster deal for Synthes, the company charted almost no med tech improvement over the past year.

J&J consumer operations face problems in Asia but close to resolving them in U.S.

J&J expects its McNeil Consumer Healthcare division to be set free of a two-year-old FDA consent decree by year's end. That order has kept its main OTC plant in Fort Washington, PA, closed and placed strict oversight on two others.

J&J's Gorsky sees McNeil U.S. issues with FDA coming to a close

Johnson & Johnson says that by year's end it can start ticking off the punch list with the FDA at its Fort Washington, PA, manufacturing site, setting the stage for shedding a federal consent decree.

Gorsky pleads with employees to think quality

Another Big Pharma CEO is having a pep talk with employees about manufacturing lapses and the need to reflect on quality.

J&J getting OTC plant problems whipped

In its first-quarter earnings confab, J&J made good on CEO Alex Gorsky's pledge to get the company's troubled OTC manufacturing plants in shape and return the consumer health business to a growing top line.

2012's 10 highest-paid Med Tech CEOs

On FierceMedicalDevices ' list of 2012's 10 highest-paid med tech CEOs, half are serving in their first full year on the job or are new in the position as of this year. Read the full report >>

Ex-J&J chief's 2012 pay outclasses Gorsky's by almost 3-to-1

The question isn't why Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky took a 10% hit to his incentive pay. It's why Chairman William Weldon didn't suffer a bigger cut in his pay.

J&J's Gorsky looks to unload $2B diagnostics unit in biz reshuffle

A big development in the diagnostics industry emerged in Johnson & Johnson's heavy stream of earnings news today. The healthcare giant ($JNJ) is mulling options for its Ortho Clinical Diagnostics business, as CEO Alex Gorsky moves to emphasize the company's best prospects for growth.

J&J CEO Gorsky commits to OTC plant tied to recalls

A consent decree and a $100 million investment to upgrade its key OTC plant have not led Johnson & Johnson to give up on its Fort Washington, PA, operations, CEO Alex Gorsky told investors today.

Gorsky gets it all at J&J, to replace Weldon as chairman

Alex Gorsky now has it all. The CEO of Johnson & Johnson today was named chairman of the drug and consumer products company, replacing Bill Weldon, who is retiring from J&J after four decades.