HanesBrands, a provider of branded everyday basic apparel, announces that Joia M. Johnson, chief administrative officer, general counsel, and corporate secretary, plans to retire effective May 2021.
“Joia has influenced every aspect of HanesBrands as we expanded our global footprint and built our portfolio of brands,” comments Steve Bratspies, the company’s CEO. “She helped lead the company through numerous global acquisitions, legal issues, and regulatory matters. Among other things, Joia has led the company’s social responsibility efforts and been a very effective advisor to the board of directors. On behalf of the entire company, I want to thank Joia for her countless contributions to HanesBrands and wish her all the best in the future.”
Johnson joined HanesBrands as a chief legal officer, general counsel, and corporate secretary in 2007. She took on her current role in 2016, responsible for legal, corporate social responsibility, government affairs, real estate, and human resources.
Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors of Global Payments Inc., a payment technology company.
HanesBrands is conducting an internal and external search for her replacement.