Raymond C. Jordan
Ray Jordan is Corporate Vice President, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications for Johnson & Johnson, and is responsible for public relations and corporate communications for the worldwide health care products company. He currently oversees the public affairs responsibilities and activities of the company’s widely decentralized family of more than 200 operating companies in 57 countries around the world. He joined Johnson & Johnson in September, 2003, as Vice President Group Communications, where he was senior consulting partner in Corporate Communications, focusing on strategic communications for the Medical Devices and Diagnostics Group.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Ray was Vice President, Communications and Information for Pfizer, Inc. where he developed extensive experience in public relations, corporate communications, information resources, and health policy and financial communications, through a wide range of positions with Pfizer over the course of 17 years.
Ray also served the industry as chair of PhRMA’s Public Affairs section and chair of the National Pharmaceutical Council’s User Group. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for American Communications, and is Trustee of the Institute for Public Relations. He is also a member of the Arthur W. Page Society and PR Seminar.
He is a graduate of Yale University and earned an MBA in marketing and finance from Columbia University. Ray began his career as a reporter for a regional daily newspaper and then made an early career move into finance and systems analysis of business and marketing processes, first with Bristol-Myers, then Dun & Bradstreet, and then in a management consulting company he co-founded in 1979.
Ray and his wife, Karen, have four sons.