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Clark Hughes Johnson

Clark Hughes Johnson, American financial executive. Certified management accountant. Recipient Affirmative Action award, Johnson & Johnson, 1982, Pinnacle alumni award, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1990.


  • Johnson, Clark Hughes was born on October 12, 1935 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of Arthur R. and Antoinette (Clark) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Rutgers University, 1961. Master of Business Administration in Management, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1973.


    • Various accounting positions Johnson & Johnson Products, Incorporated, New York Brunswick, 1953—1957, Personal Products Company, Milltown, New Jersey, 1957—1961. Controller Devro, Inc. subsidiary Johnson & Johnson, Somerville, 1961—1974, vice president finance, 1974—1976. Assistant corporation controller Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, 1976—1977, corporation controller, 1977—1985, vice president controller, 1985—1988, vice president finance, Chief Financial Officer, director, executive committee, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified management accountant.


    • Editor: Integrating Acquired Companies, 1985. Contributor chapters to books accounting textbooks.


    God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.


    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.


    Co-chairman accounting department advisory council Rutgers University, since 1982. Member of FASB (oversight committee 1990-1991), Finance Accounting Foundation (trustee 1989-1991), Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (chairman finance section 1991-1992), Institute of Certified Management Accountants (chairman board regents 1984-1988), National Association of Accountants (national vice president 1978-1979).


    • Married Diane Shamy Goldschmidt, September 30, 1989. Stepchildren: Adam Goldschmidt, Lisa Goldschmidt;children from previous marriage: Kevin, David, Todd.
    • father: Arthur R. Johnson
    • mother: Antoinette (Clark) Johnson
    • spouse: Diane Shamy Goldschmidt
    • children: Adam Goldschmidt Johnson
    • Lisa Goldschmidt;children from previous marriage: Kevin Johnson
    • David Johnson
    • Todd Johnson
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    • 1961
      Rutgers University
    • 1973
      Fairleigh Dickinson University
    • 1953 - 1957
      Various accounting, positions Johnson & Johnson Products
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1957 - 1961
      Various accounting, positions Johnson & Johnson Products
      Milltown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1961 - 1974
      controller, Devro
      Somerville, New Jersey, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      assistant, corporation controller Johnson & Johnson
      New Brunswick, Canada
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