Herbert Fisk Johnson III(born May 19, 1958), known as “Fisk”, is an American businessman.
He is the son of the late Samuel Curtis Johnson Jr.(1928-2004) and Imogene Powers Johnson, and the great-great-grandson of company founder Samuel Curtis Snr.
He graduated from Cornell University and has a BA in Chemistry and Physics, 1979; Master of Engineering, 1980; MS in Physics, 1982; MBA in Marketing and Finance, 1984; and PhD in Physics, 1986. and Cornell’s also went to SC Johnson Graduate School of Management .
He joined the family business in 1987 as a marketing associate and worked his way up over the years and served in a number of roles .
He held different Senior level management and marketing positions both domestically and International markets before being appointed as Chairman in 2000, and became the global CEO in the year 2004.
He is the fifth generation of his family to lead SC Johnson & Johnson &Sons . He is the current leader of the 132-year-old family company.
Fisk, his three siblings and mother each have a net worth of $3 billion as of May 2015.
He has served as a member of President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation. He was also member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
He is a Director on the board of Conservation International. Trustee Emeritus of Cornell University.
On behalf of the company, he accepted a 2006 Ron Brown Award , a presidential award for corporate leadership.
His extended family is the named benefactor of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He has supported Chicago’s Shedd’ Aquarium .
On 28 January 2017, he and the SC Johnson company donated $150 million to Cornell to name the SC Johnson College of Business, which comprises the previously-endowed Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, the Charles H.
Dyson School of Applied Economics, and the School of Hotel Administration.
He is one of the inventors listed on U.S. Patent #7028405, entitled “Vibratory Shaver”, and U.S. patent application #20060238136, entitled “Lamp and bulb for illumination and ambiance lighting”.
About SC Johnson
The company was established in the year 1886 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. SC Johnson is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household consumer products.
It designed reliable brands for home cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control, shoe care and for the professional market.
SC Johnson’s famous brands include GLADE®, KIWI®, MR MUSCLE®, OFF!®, RAID®, PLEDGE®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX®and ZIPLOC®.
The company, which generates $10 billion in turnover annually , has approximately 13,000 people globally and market the brands in virtually every country around the world.
The company is at the forefront of launching innovative, quality products that work, SC Johnson has also been a long time champion of responsible chemical composition in brands ,chemical regulation reform and ingredient revelation to consumers.
SC Johnson has a decade-long track of continuously advancement in the safety and environmental form of its products.
The SC Johnson Greenlist process , which came into operation in the year 2001, ratified SC Johnson’s process and made continuous improvement of chemical selection a company policy.
Winning in the marketplace is important. But as a family company, SC Johnson believes that what matters most is living up to the expectations of future generations.
The company’s sustainability leadership is key to this,following its recent announcement to invest a whopping sum of $15 million to help make life better for families and protect them from mosquito-borne diseases.
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