Ace Hardware Promotes Johnson to VP, General Council and Secretary

OAK BROOK, Ill., — Ace Hardware Corporation, has promoted Kerilyn M. Johnson to Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.

Johnson, 46, joined Ace Hardware in 2013 as Senior Corporate Counsel and was promoted to Assistant General Counsel in 2015. Prior to joining Ace Hardware, she spent 10 years as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Midas International, four years as a technology attorney at 3Com Corp., and four years as an attorney at Motorola, Inc.

“Keri is a brilliant attorney and welcome addition to the Ace Hardware executive leadership team,” said Bill Guzik, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer. “Keri leads with integrity and her wealth of highly relevant experience and practical business acumen make her the ideal candidate for leading legal affairs at Ace Hardware.”

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Johnson earned her law degree from DePaul University and her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Augustana College. In addition, she graduated with honors from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago with her LL.M. in Intellectual Property.

Source: Ace Hardware

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