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Johnson & Johnson adds UPS chairman and CEO to board


Johnson & Johnson has added UPS chairman and CEO D. Scott Davis to its board as director. Davis will serve on the audit committee and the regulatory, compliance and government affairs committee.

Davis has been with UPS for 29 years and was appointed its CEO in 2008. Under his leadership, the company has expanded its logistics network reach and capabilities throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Davis plans to retire Sept. 1, and will remain non-executive chairman of UPS’ board.

Davis is a leading advocate for increased global trade and export growth. In 2010, he joined the president's export council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade. He also is a member of the Business Roundtable. At the end of 2009, he completed a term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

"Along with his knowledge and passion for emerging markets and international operations, Scott Davis will also bring to our board his unique expertise in supply chain logistics at a time of rapid global expansion in the health care industry," said Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson. "Scott will be a valuable member of our Board, as we continue to position Johnson & Johnson as a leader in developing solutions that improve patient outcomes."

Davis is also on Honeywell International’s board. He serves as a trustee of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and is a member of The Carter Center Board of Councilors.

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