Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer
Johnson & Johnson
Anthony P. Carter is the Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, and Chief Diversity Officer for Johnson & Johnson. In this capacity, Anthony is responsible for building a strategy that enhances the Johnson & Johnson vision to be a world class, benchmark company for diversity and inclusion and aligning this critical business process with the Corporation's strategic business objectives. In this position, he reports directly to the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson and works closely with the Vice President and Executive Committee Member responsible for Worldwide Human Resources and the Human Resources Leadership Team. Anthony is also a member of the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Group Operating Committee.
Anthony joined Johnson & Johnson in 2002 as Director, Corporate Communications and was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Communications in 2005. In this role, he was responsible for organizational communications, executive communications, and all communications for Human Resources and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion on a global basis. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, he was Senior Director of Culture and Diversity for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and the former Director of Public Affairs. He is the former Assistant Press Secretary to Mayor David N. Dinkins; former Director of Public Affairs for the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, and served for 10 years in Corporate Communications for Avon Products, Inc. In 1983, he served as Press Secretary to Congressman Edolphus Towns of Brooklyn.
Anthony is a Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Visitors of Howard University. He serves as an Officer of the Board of the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick, Inc., and is a Board member of National Medical Fellowships. He is an active member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). He has been invited to participate as a guest speaker at professional meetings sponsored by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), PRSA, the Conference Board, and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). He is a Professor in the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies graduate program.
Anthony has served as a Lector and Eucharistic Minister at American Martyrs R.C. Church in Bayside, New York, where he also coached basketball and baseball. He currently serves as a member of the Music and Homeless ministries for St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hillsborough, N.J. He is a NCAA-certified AAU Basketball Coach and coaches in the House of Hoops Basketball Program in New Jersey. He has taught as a Visiting Instructor at Hofstra University and Iona College in New York, St. Augustine College in North Carolina and Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey on public relations and communications. He is a published writer who has written various articles ranging from music to politics.
Anthony received a BA degree in Communications and Journalism from Fordham University in 1976.