Business 100 - 2008

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Colleen Goggins/Johnson & Johnson

Colleen Goggins is a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Executive Committee and has served as Worldwide Chairman, Consumer Group since June, 2001. Goggins joined J&J in 1981.  After working on several projects, she transferred to J&J GmbH in Germany, as Director of Marketing.  In 1992, she became President of J&J Canada; in 1994, President, Personal Products Company, U.S.; in 1995, President, Consumer Products Company; she was promoted to Company Group Chairman in 1998.

Colleen earned a B.S. in food chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and an M.M. from Northwestern University’s Business School. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Historic Morven, Inc., and The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey.

Patricia, whose Irish heritage is on her father’s side, was named to the 2007 Fortune “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” list, and has been a regular on the list for several years.  She is proud of J&J’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, designed to support leadership development of the firm’s female employees around the world.