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School of Medicine Greenville

Herb Johnson


Herb Johnson served as Michelin’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for North America. He was a member of the company’s international diversity council. Before dedicating his professional career in DEI, Johnson navigated a career in Research & Development at BFGoodrich and later moved into Marketing where he managed various motorsports sponsorships and led the company’s retail promotions department. Johnson was quickly promoted to the North American headquarters in Greenville, SC, to manage both Michelin and BFGoodrich North American motorsports programs, followed by assignments in sales as a General Business Director, corporate Public Relations Manager and North American Director of Community Relations. Johnson earned his Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University and was a Riley Institute Diversity Fellow at Furman University. Herb has served on several state and local boards including the United Way, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, American Heart Association, SC Educational Television, Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Urban League, United Ministries and A Child’s Haven.

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