Cherée Johnson is the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary for Dentsply Sirona. Johnson is also a co-executive sponsor of Dentsply Sirona’s Diversity & Inclusion Council.
With deep global legal expertise across multiple industries and operations, Cherée possesses tremendous knowledge in ESG, compliance, M&A and financial transactions, enterprise risk management, capital markets and securities matters.
Prior to joining DS, Johnson was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at W.R. Grace, a Standard Industries Company, with global operations.
Johnson was also Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary, at McCormick & Company. Prior to her tenure with McCormick, Cherée worked with H.J. Heinz Company and Cargill, leading intellectual property matters.
Johnson serves an Advisory Board member of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is a board member of several nonprofit organizations.
Johnson earned her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School and her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Florida A&M University.