H. Fisk Johnson Advocates for Higher Corporate Standards and Product Transparency

Fisk Johnson, Current Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson

Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson joined SC Johnson in 1987 and became Chairman in 2000.

Fisk Johnson is the fifth generation Johnson family leader of the 132-year-old SC Johnson.

H. Fisk Johnson is Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of the Board of S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. Fisk joined SC Johnson in 1987 and he has served in a variety of senior level management and marketing positions, both domestically and internationally. Fisk Johnson is the fifth generation Johnson family leader of the 132-year-old company.

He serves on The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors. Fisk served as a member of the President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation (ACTPN) from 2002-2010, and was appointed to ACTPN again in 2011.

H Fisk Johnson with members of the Johnson family
Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson, pictured with family.

Fisk served on the Cornell University Board of Trustees from 1993 to 2001 and now is a Trustee Emeritus. From 2002 to 2011, he served on the Board of Directors of Conservation International. Previously, he served as Director of Energizer Holdings, Inc. and Johnson Outdoors Inc.. He also was a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 to 2008.

He was named Florida Southern College's 77th Honourary Chancellor and received an Honourary Doctorate. Fisk also received an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in June of 2011.


A Family History at SC Johnson

Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, shared an inside look at the company when visited by CBS Sunday Morning.

In 2016, Fisk was the recipient of CECP’s Founders Force for Good award recognising his commitment to transparency and sustainable business strategies. Under Fisk’s leadership, SC Johnson was awarded the World Environment Center’s Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development in 2015. 

He was honoured to be the 2009 Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education, delivering Cornell University’s annual Hatfield Lecture. In 2013, he was honoured by the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University with the Dean L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award, the highest honour bestowed on its most accomplished alumni leaders.

Business has both an opportunity and an obligation to make the world better.
Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson

Fisk holds a B.A. in Chemistry and Physics; an M. Eng. (Masters of Engineering); M.S. in Physics; MBA; and Ph.D. in Physics, all from Cornell University.

Fisk is a devoted father who enjoys spending a great deal of time with his daughter. He enjoys flying as a pilot, scuba diving, racquet sports and skiing.

H Fisk Johnson accepts World Environment Center’s 2015 Gold Medal Award for sustainable development achievements
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