Joia M. Johnson


Joia M. Johnson serves as the Chief Administrative Officer 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, Ms. Johnson served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of RARE Hospitality International, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant franchise owner and operator.

Ms. Johnson served on the board of TSYS from 2018 until the closing of the company’s merger with Global Payments in September 2019. From 2011 to 2019, she served as a director of Crawford & Company, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry, as a member of its Audit Committee. From 2015 to 2019, Ms. Johnson also served as a member of and as Chair of its Compensation Committee. Ms. Johnson is a board member and past Chair of the American Arbitration Association and a member of the Executive Leadership Council, Society of International Business Fellows and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

She is a graduate of Duke University, earned a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of Business and earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.