2007: Johnson & Johnson Women’s Leadership Initiative

Johnson & Johnson's Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) was named as the first winner of the HBA's ACE Award. The WLI is a grassroots employee organization with 47 chapters worldwide and membership in all business segments of the company. Since the launch of the WLI in 1995, Johnson & Johnson has tracked significant increases in the numbers and percentages of women on the executive committee, among company presidents and managing directors outside the US, corporate officers, company group chairs, executive and director level women and those with both line and staff management positions.