Joia M. Johnson served as the Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Hanesbrands Inc., a marketer of innerwear and activewear apparel, overseeing the functions of legal, corporate social responsibility, government affairs, real estate and human resources. Prior to 2016, she held the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2007.
From 2001 until 2007, Johnson served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of RARE Hospitality International, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant franchise owner and operator.
Johnson is a board member and past Chair of the American Arbitration Association and a member of the Society of International Business Fellows and the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Johnson is a graduate of Duke University, earned an MBA from The Wharton School of Business and earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.