On October 27, 2015, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited Johnson & Johnson GBS Center in Prague. The Center supports finance, IT, HR and procurement functions for the EMEA region and it is one of only five Johnson & Johnson centers worldwide. It was founded in 2006 and employs almost 400 people, more than half of total Johnson & Johnson employees in the country.
The Ambassador was briefed on Johnson & Johnson’s operations in the Czech Republic which date back to 1991. The Ambassador also had the opportunity to see some Johnson & Johnson products including medical devices, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods and meet Johnson & Johnson employees.
Johnson & Johnson is a medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer that was established in 1886. The company’s headquarters are in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Johnson & Johnson has more than 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 127,000 people. It is the world’s largest and most diverse medical devices and diagnostics company. Additionally, Johnson & Johnson is the world’s fifth-largest pharmaceutical company, the world’s sixth-largest consumer health company and the world’s sixth-largest biologics company.