Head of Government Affairs, North America
Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

As Head of Government Affairs for North America, Courtney Billington advocates for policies that create more equitable access to innovative healthcare solutions for humanity. He oversees Johnson & Johnson’s Washington, D.C. office and leads the company’s federal and state government affairs for the U.S. and Canada, collaborating with his team to advance positive healthcare reform.

For more than two decades, Courtney has led Johnson & Johnson teams that transform markets, drive access to healthcare and provide solutions that meet profound patient needs. Most recently, he served as President of the Janssen Neuroscience business, which offers innovative treatments and services to people living with serious mental illness.

His other previous roles at the company include supply chain and manufacturing leadership positions across the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices sectors.

Courtney is also a veteran and passionate advocate for others who have served.

After earning his bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he served as a Quartermaster Officer in the United States Army, cultivating critical problem-solving and communication skills that have made him an effective leader and mentor throughout his career. Courtney continues to honor his military roots today as a board member of the United Services Organization’s (USO), the Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) and Executive Sponsor of the Veterans Leadership Council – Johnson & Johnson’s military-connected Employee Resource Group.

Courtney is also a lifelong champion of diversity and inclusion and active in his community. He supports the development of a pipeline of diverse leaders through education, mentorship and sponsorship. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and serves as Vice Chairman of the Mu Boule Foundation of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. He also sits on the board of Gava Kids, an organization that supports the education of children in Namibia.

Courtney is married with 4 children and resides in Washington, DC.