William Bruce Johnson

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc.

William Bruce Johnson

William Bruce Johnson

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Innovel Solutions, Inc.
Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2012

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1952

Age

68

Relationships
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Surgeon-in-Chief at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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General Counsel at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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Senior Vice President at W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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Chief Medical Officer at Sidra Medical & Research Center

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Physician-in-Chief & Chief Academic Officer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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Chief Medical Officer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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President at Overflow Ministries

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Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Lands' End, Inc.

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Former Senior Professional at Builders Square, Inc.

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Senior Associate Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer at American Bar Association

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In The News
The New York Times
November 4, 2018
Sally Johnson, John MacGregor IV
Triad Business Journal (Greensboro, North Carolina)
August 14, 2015
Lexington's Sears Hometown plans to close in late August
Triad Business Journal (Greensboro, North Carolina)
August 10, 2015
Sears Hometown store closing at the end of August
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William Bruce Johnson
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores, Inc.
Family Members
Child
Strategist at Universal McCann Co.

Part of Interpublic Group of Cos., Inc., Universal McCann Co. is an American company located in New York, NY, that operates as media communication agency. Eileen Kiernan is the CEO, in this role since 2012.

Spouse
Former Member, Board of Trustees at Newberry Library

THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY IS AN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH LIBRARY DEDICATED TO THE ADVANCEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF KNOWLEDGE, ESPECIALLY IN THE HUMANITIES. THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY ACQUIRES AND PRESERVES A BROAD ARRAY OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS RESEARCH MATERIALS RELATING TO EUROPE AND THE AMERICAS.

Education
BA

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

MBA

The Fuqua School of Business (pronounced /'fju?kw?/) is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. It currently enrolls 1,340 students in degree-seeking programs. These programs include the Daytime Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Global Executive MBA, the Cross Continent MBA, the Weekend Executive MBA, Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi), Master of Management Studies (in partnership with the Seoul National University), joint degree programs (including joint degrees in medicine, law, environmental management, forestry, public policy, and nursing), a one-year Master of Management Studies program in Kunshan, China (starting) 2012 and a Ph.D. program. Additionally, Duke Executive Education and Duke Corporate Education offer non-degree business education and professional development programs.

JD

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

Career History
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations
2003 - 2005

Kmart Holding Corp. provides mass merchandising services. It serves through its Kmart and Kmart Supercenter retail outlets in Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands & Guam and through its online shopping website. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, IL.

Director, Organization & Systems
1998 - 2003

Carrefour SA engages in the provision of supermarkets and retail stores. Its activities include operation and management of hypermarkets; supermarkets; convenience stores; cash and carry stores; and both food and non-food e-commerce websites. The company was founded on July 11, 1959 and is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

President
Prior

Innovel Solutions, Inc. provides transportation and warehousing services. It also offers home delivery, and warehousing of products which include apparel, appliances, hardware and home furnishings. The firm provides services to the retail, manufacturing and commercial industries. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, IL.

Boards & Committees
Chief Executive Officer, President & Director
2012 - 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, hardware, tools and lawn and garden equipment. We operate through two segments - the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment. Our Sears Hometown and Hardware stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to a wide selection of national brands of home appliances, tools, lawn and garden equipment, sporting goods, consumer electronics and household goods, depending on the particular store. Our Sears Outlet stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to new, one-of-a-kind, out-of-carton, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked and scratched and dented products across a broad assortment of merchandise categories, including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, mattresses, sporting goods, tools, and consumer electronics at prices that are significantly lower than manufacturers’ suggested retail prices. As of April 28, 2012, we and our dealers and franchisees operated 1,238 stores across all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico, Guam and Bermuda. Our principal executive offices are located at 5500 Trillium Blvd. Suite 501, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192 and our telephone number is (847) 286-7000

Member, Board of Directors
2010 - 2012

The North Country alliance is a private-public consortium of economic development organizations, private businesses, utilities, public and private colleges, the media and financial institutions working to grow the economy of New York’s seven-county North Country region. Its role is to offer a single point of access to the resources you need to expand or locate your business in northern New York.

Member, Management Board
Prior

Carrefour SA engages in the provision of supermarkets and retail stores. Its activities include operation and management of hypermarkets; supermarkets; convenience stores; cash and carry stores; and both food and non-food e-commerce websites. The company was founded on July 11, 1959 and is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

Director
Current

Children''s Hospital of Chicago Medical Center provides healthcare solutions. Its services include academic general pediatrics and primary care, brain tumor, neurosurgery, pathology and laboratory medicine, cystic fibrosis, physical therapy, heart failure and transplants, infectious diseases, transplantation, and rehabilitative services. The company was incorporated on December 13, 1984 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Board of Visitors
Current

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130 year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Learn more about our family-centered approach to care.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2004

The Fuqua School of Business (pronounced /'fju?kw?/) is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. It currently enrolls 1,340 students in degree-seeking programs. These programs include the Daytime Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Global Executive MBA, the Cross Continent MBA, the Weekend Executive MBA, Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi), Master of Management Studies (in partnership with the Seoul National University), joint degree programs (including joint degrees in medicine, law, environmental management, forestry, public policy, and nursing), a one-year Master of Management Studies program in Kunshan, China (starting) 2012 and a Ph.D. program. Additionally, Duke Executive Education and Duke Corporate Education offer non-degree business education and professional development programs.

Political Donations
$1,000
2009

President at Central Street Games LLC

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