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Johnson & Johnson’s General Criteria for Board Nomination: Examples of Director Criteria With Regards to Diversity

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Publication Date: January 1, 2012
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In brief: Johnson & Johnson’s Principles of Corporate Governance includes general criteria director candidates must satisfy in order to be nominated to the board. The criteria, outlined in this document, consider director diversity in terms of industry experience, professional background, gender, ethnicity, and citizenship.

How boards can use this resource:
  • Learn about the many dimensions of boardroom diversity.
  • Assess the current level of your board’s diversity.
  • Update corporate governance principles in regards to diversity.
Most relevant audiences: Nominating and governance committee members