Johnson & Johnson boss Alex Gorsky will join Apple's board of directors, the tech company said Tuesday. He's been chairman and CEO of the pharmaceutical giant since 2012.
"Alex has long been a visionary in healthcare, applying his tremendous insight, experience, and passion for technology to the cause of improving lives and building healthier communities," Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a release.
Gorsky shares Apple's belief that tech can "improve lives and create healthier communities," he noted in a statement.
Apple's major contribution in that sector is, which offers dashboards for activity, sleep, nutrition and mindfulness, and which can .
Efforts to expand Apple's health offerings to include primary care doctorsover the summer, with the company seemingly shifting its focus to selling devices like the instead.
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