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February 28, 2014

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday expanded the size of its board from 11 to 12 members and appointed Michael Grobstein as its newest director.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday expanded the size of its board from 11 to 12 members and appointed Michael Grobstein as its newest director. He is a retired vice chairman of Ernst & Young, one of the world's largest professional services organizations.

June 15, 2012

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday announced that the company's president and CEO, Steve Golsby, will retire by the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday announced that the company's president and CEO, Steve Golsby, will retire by the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. Mead Johnson's board selected Kasper Jakobsen, EVP and COO, to serve as CEO-elect.

Jakobsen is expected to succeed Golsby as Mead Johnson Nutrition president and CEO upon Golsby’s retirement, the company said. Jakobsen will continue in his role as COO, and the current senior leadership structure and reporting relationships will remain in effect.

January 27, 2012

Mead Johnson Nutrition CEO Stephen Golsby on Thursday announced that the company will be deploying a significant ad campaign to recapture any lost trust among moms because of an Enfamil "pull-and-hold" in December.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Mead Johnson Nutrition CEO Stephen Golsby on Thursday announced that the company will be deploying a significant ad campaign to recapture any lost trust among moms because of an Enfamil "pull-and-hold" in December.

Retailers had pulled the product off their shelves out of an abundance of caution — the product had been consumed in the days prior to a child's death — but both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention later vetted Enfamil from having any link to that tragedy.

January 3, 2012

Mead Johnson's infant formulas, including Enfamil Premium Newborn, are safe, according to results of testing by both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Mead Johnson's infant formulas, including Enfamil Premium Newborn, are safe, according to results of testing by both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These tests confirmed that the Mead Johnson products were safe, and no presence of the Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) bacteria was detected.

January 3, 2012

Mead Johnson Nutrition over the holidays conducted a new round of testing on samples of a batch of Enfamil Premium Newborn powdered formula related to a Food and Drug Administration investigation.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Mead Johnson Nutrition over the holidays conducted a new round of testing on samples of a batch of Enfamil Premium Newborn powdered formula related to a Food and Drug Administration investigation.

Drawn from samples parallel to those being tested by public health officials and following the same methodology, the new testing did not detect any presence of Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii), the company stated.

December 23, 2011

So far two retailers — Supervalu and Walmart — have pulled lots of Emfamil Premium Newborn powdered formula before any recall has been issued after learning of an infant's death this past weekend, according to published reports.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — So far two retailers — Supervalu and Walmart — have pulled lots of Emfamil Premium Newborn powdered formula before any recall has been issued after learning of an infant's death this past weekend, according to published reports.

December 15, 2011

Mentholatum on Thursday announced two executive moves. Jean Legros was appointed to the role of senior director of marketing overseeing all brands, and Brian Rola was promoted to senior director of U.S. sales.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Mentholatum on Thursday announced two executive moves. Jean Legros was appointed to the role of senior director of marketing overseeing all brands, and Brian Rola was promoted to senior director of U.S. sales.

Legros has domestic and international experience and began his career in brand management for food products in France and has held marketing and business development positions at Mead Johnson Nutritionals and Dannon, prior to joining Mentholatum.

December 8, 2011

Mead Johnson Nutrition Wednesday evening announced a number of management changes under Mead Johnson president and CEO Steve Golsby.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Mead Johnson Nutrition Wednesday evening announced a number of management changes under Mead Johnson president and CEO Steve Golsby.

“Given the growing size and complexity of our global operations, I recognized the need to refine our management structure in order to drive superior performance and operationalize our ambitious strategic plan,” Golsby said.

May 26, 2011

The company behind Enfamil baby formula has introduced a new mobile application for expecting mothers.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — The company behind Enfamil baby formula has introduced a new mobile application for expecting mothers.

ExpectingBaby is a free app that provides a mom-to-be with customized week-by-week updates on her child’s development and helps manage preparations in anticipation of baby’s arrival, Enfamil maker Mead Johnson said.

ExpectingBaby is available for free download at Enfamil.com/app or via the Apple iTunes Store.

May 20, 2010

Although Mead Johnson has said it voluntarily will modify or discontinue certain advertising claims for...

November 15, 2009

Don’t be surprised to see an “Under New Management” sign hanging from the door of...

NEW YORK Don’t be surprised to see an “Under New Management” sign hanging from the door of Mead Johnson’s doors sometime soon — the split-off makes it easier now for Mead Johnson to be acquired, and it just may be a very lucrative target.