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Author Archives: NJBIZ STAFF

No. 8: Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, dean, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick

Johnson’s impressive resumé starts on line one: he’s the dean of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, and is the first person to simultaneously lead two medical schools, according to the American Association of Medical Colleges.

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On being a director

During March we applaud women who are blazing trails and making differences in their communities, all while inspiring the next generation of leaders. Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) is especially proud to announce a virtual event on March 30 with a mission to help all professionals of every gender, race, and professional specialty develop their potential and further their knowledge and readiness to achieve a seat on the board of directors to be a Force For Change.

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March 29, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 29, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at HEALTH CARE POWER 50 - The most influential men and women leading the industry that keeps New Jerseyans strong, active and full of life; With recreational adult use of cannabis on the horizon, experts convened by NJBIZ offer guidance to business owners and executives on what they can expect from the state and local governments; and more!

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No. 3: Alex Gorsky

Gorsky was named CEO of Johnson & Johnson in April 2012 and chairman later in the year. As one of the largest and most prominent pharmaceutical companies in the world, Johnson & Johnson was bound to be a critical component of the fight against COVID-19. And the company did not disappoint.

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No. 2: Robert Garrett

As CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, Garrett runs New Jersey’s largest health network with 17 hospitals, 500 patient care locations, 35,000 team members and 6,500 physicians.

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No. 10: Cathleen Bennett

Since 2017, Bennett has served as CEO of New Jersey Hospital Association, the nonprofit trade group representing New Jersey’s hospitals, health systems and other health care providers. In the role, she oversees the Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey, a not-for-profit affiliate that promotes continuing education, patient safety, quality improvement and research; and the for-profit Healthcare Business Solutions, which provides group purchasing and other business solutions for health care providers.

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No. 5: Shereef Elnahal

Elnahal left his job as state health commissioner a few months before the state was hit with a horrific public health crisis. So while his successor in the administration was left to grapple with the statewide response, Elnahal fought the pandemic in one the state’s worst-hit locales: Newark.

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March 22, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 22, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at SALES PITCH - First Lady Jill Biden appeared in New Jersey last week to tout the benefits of the American Rescue Plan. Some experts worry that a provision in the law could hinder the state’s recovery efforts; As Marilou Halvorsen takes on a national role, she reflects on more than eight years at the helm of the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association; we shine our spotlight on Where women are making inroads as leaders in the industry; how some companies are finding different routes to go green; and why alternative power projects are good for the economy and more!

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March 15, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 15, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at THRONE - In less than a decade, DraftKings grew from a startup fantasy sports platform to a $25 billion wagering giant. Co-founder Matt Kalish, right, tells NJBIZ how it happened and where the company is heading; Residential composting businesses help reduce the volume of food waste going into landfills and received a boost during the pandemic; we shine our spotlight on Unions - A look a labor’s likely post-pandemic priorities; the legacy of a Trenton power player; and some good news, for a change, about public worker pensions and more!

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March 8, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 8, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at NO CLARITY - The enabling legislation for legal, adult-use marijuana preserved the ability of employers to maintain drug-free workplaces, but courts may have to sort out the rules; What a higher federal minimum wage could mean for businesses in New Jersey, where the floor is already higher, and neighboring states; we shine our spotlight on - How employers can encourage staff to get vaccinated; why restrictive covenants might be unenforceable; and what’s in the new COVID-19 guidance from OSHA and more!

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