IRVING, Texas, Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, sponsor of the Friday Lunch at the 2015 National Society of Hispanic MBA’s (NSHMBA) Conference & Career Expo in Chicago, has confirmed Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson CEO, as their lead speaker on Friday, October 9th at 12pm.
A longtime advocate of diversity and inclusion, Alex has been named one of the “100 Most Inspiring Leaders” by Pharma Voice, and he was recently nominated by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare.
“Alex Gorsky is a man of great character and integrity, an influential business leader, and longtime advocate of diversity and inclusion,” said NSHMBA National Board of Director Anthony López. “We look forward to hearing Alex share his thoughts about “Honorable Leadership” at the 2015 NSHMBA Conference & Career Expo. I believe his message will motivate and inspire our attendees to lead with purpose and practice the principles of honorable leadership that will enable them to achieve greatness in their personal leadership journey.”
Alex began his Johnson & Johnson career as a sales representative in 1988 and advanced through positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and management. He is a member of the Board of Directors of IBM, the Congressional Medal of Honor Board of Directors and was recently elected as a member of the Board of the National Academy Foundation.
“We are delighted to have Alex join us this year in Chicago, and I look forward to facilitating our “Town-Hall” Format discussion with him,” said López. “Now in its 27th year, the NSHMBA Conference & Career Expo gathers over one hundred Fortune 500 companies to network, interview, and educate their members and attendees. Alex Gorsky’s keynote address is a much-anticipated message, among many, that we look forward to hearing at this year’s conference.”
More information about the 2015 NSHMBA Conference & Career Expo in Chicago – including how to register for this event – can be found at www.nshmbaconference.org. For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting contact Corporate Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the 2015 NSHMBA Conference & Career Expo
The NSHMBA Conference and Career Expo is a 3-day event that brings thousands of recruiters and hiring managers from Fortune 500 companies together for the purpose of building and fortifying connections within the Hispanic community through a variety of recruiting opportunities. This year we are excited to be sponsored by Nationwide, the Lincoln Motor Company, Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) and GMAC. MBA students, graduates and professionals will be able to explore top-choice job opportunities and can even get hired on the spot. Attendees will also be able to benefit from professional development, on-site career management services, and many networking events. For more information on the 2015 NSHMBA Conference & Career Expo, visit www.nshmbaconference.org.
About the National Society of Hispanic MBAs
National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA): formed in 1988, as a non-profit organization aiming to empower Hispanics to achieve their fullest educational, social, and earning potential. NSHMBA serves the Hispanic community and its constituents through a national network of 40 chapters and hundreds of community partners across the United States and Puerto Rico covering 100 percent of the Hispanic community. NSHMBA is dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership, advocating the pursuit of higher education and providing its members with world-class professional development and career management programs. For more information on NSHMBA, visit www.nshmba.org.
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About Johnson & Johnson
Caring for the world, one person at a time… inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. They embrace research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. Their Family of Companies comprises the world’s premier consumer health company, the world’s largest and most diverse medical devices and Diagnostics Company, the world’s third-largest biologics company, and the world’s sixth-largest pharmaceuticals company. They have more than 250 operating companies in 57 countries employing 120,200 people with their worldwide headquarters located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.