SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 6, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One Johnson & Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08933
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 732-524-0400
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors of Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements for Certain Officers.
On November 6, 2012, Dr. A. Eugene Washington, M.D., M.Sc., was appointed to the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Washington serves as Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences and Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as Chief Executive Officer of the UCLA Health System. He is also a distinguished professor of Gynecology and Health Policy at UCLA. As a non-employee director of the Company, Dr. Washington will receive compensation as described in the “Director Compensation” section of the Company's 2012 Proxy Statement. The Company's press release announcing the appointment is attached to this Report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated November 9, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Johnson & Johnson
November 9, 2012
/s/ Douglas K. Chia
Douglas K. Chia