2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Ray Jordan


Ray Jordan, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Amgen

Ray Jordan has had a long and illustrious career as a communicator in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Starting his career as a reporter, Jordan held positions at Bristol Myers and Dun & Bradstreet before landing at Pfizer, where he held a number of positions over the course of 17 years. In 2003 Jordan went to Johnson & Johnson, were he led corporate communications and public affairs for more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries.

His tenure at the company was not without challenges, and included numerous product recalls, safety issues and lawsuits. At J&J, Jordan cultivated a straightforward philosophy for the company’s communications: do the right thing and be seen to do the right thing.

Throughout the years, Jordan has also served the industry as chair of PhRMA’s Public Affairs section and the National Pharmaceutical Council’s User Group, and he has served as a member of the board of directors of the Foundation for American Communications, the board of trustees of the Institute for Public Relations, and the Seminar Committee, as well as a board member of the Arthur W. Page Society. In Oct. 2012, Jordan became senior VP, corporate affairs at Amgen. Over the years his deep experience in business management has served him well. He is known not only as a skilled communicator but also as a strategic thinker. —Scott Van Camp

Back to 2012 PR People Awards




Comments Off



Deals of the Week

$150 Off PR News' Social Media Summit

socialmedia201602-180x150Join PR News in Huntington Beach, CA on Feb. 26 for the Social Media Summit, where you'll be immersed in real-world, tactical case studies from brands, nonprofits and agencies and get takeaways in pulling and analyzing social media data; emerging social platforms and apps and so much more. 

Use code “150” at checkout to save $150 o the regular rate.

$50 off the CSR & Green PR Guidebook

csr_vol7_print_digital-thumbPR News’ CSR & Green PR Guidebook, Vol. 7 captures best practices in communicating the positive relationships that organizations are building with their communities of interest. This six-chapter guidebook connects the dots between the effective communication of positive social contributions and corresponding improvements in bottom lines.

Use code “50off” at checkout.

Save $100 on a PR News Subscription

cover5.18

 

Let PR News become your weekly, go-to resource for the latest PR trends, case studies and tip sheets. Topics covered include visual storytelling, social media, measurement, crisis management and media relations.

Use code “SUBDEAL” at checkout.

Comments are closed.