Johnson & Johnson CFO ends marathon career

Robert J. Darretta, the chief financial officer at health care products maker

Johnson & Johnson, has decided to retire after a career spanning 38 years.

Darretta will retire as chief financial officer and vice chairman of the
board in early 2007.

He will be replaced by Dominic J. Caruso, the current vice president of group
finance, on the 1 January.

Caruso joined the company in 1999 through the acquisition of Centocor and has
been leading the group finance organization since 2005.

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