William Weldon was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson from 2002 until he stepped down in 2012. He also served as Vice Chairman from 2001 to 2002 and as Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group, from 1998 to 2001. Weldon joined Johnson & Johnson in 1971 in the sales and marketing department of its McNeil Pharmaceutical subsidiary.
Currently, he is a Director for Exxon Mobil Corporation (2013-present) and CVS Caremark (2013–present). In the past, he was a Director for JPMorgan Chase (March 2005–April 2019); Chubb (May 2013–January 2016); Johnson & Johnson (February 2001–December 2012).
Weldon also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Quinnipiac University. He previously served as Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).