The Princeton Area Community Foundation has appointed Michael H. Ullmann, a long-time Princeton resident, to its Board of Trustees for a three-year term.
Mr. Ullmann is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and Management Committee. He has worldwide responsibility for Legal, Government Affairs & Policy, Global Security, Aviation and Health Care Compliance & Privacy. Before assuming that position he served as General Counsel of the Worldwide Medical Devices Group for six years. He also served as Corporate Secretary from 1999 to 2006.
Before joining Johnson & Johnson in 1989 as a mergers and acquisitions attorney, he practiced law in New York City. He has been a Princeton resident for over 25 years.
“Mike’s experience in board governance, his passion for advocating for the needs of children and his strong ties to central New Jersey make him an excellent addition to our Board,” said Carol P. Herring, the chair of the Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees. “As we move forward with our efforts to improve the lives of children and adolescents living in poverty, we will benefit from his contributions.”
“Our trustees bring us experience in many critical disciplines, and Mike’s leadership skills and legal knowledge will strengthen our Board and organization,’’ said Jeffrey M. Vega, the President & CEO of the Community Foundation.
Mr. Ullmann serves on the Columbia Law School Board of Visitors, the Cornell University Alumni Council and the Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership Executive Business Cabinet.
The Princeton Area Community Foundation promotes philanthropy and builds community across Mercer County and central New Jersey. It helps people and companies make effective charitable gifts and awards grants to nonprofits. Since its founding in 1991, the Community Foundation has grown into an organization with more than $120 million in assets and made grants of over $75 million, including $16 million in 2015.