Susan Johnson, THE HARTFORD
Chief diversity and inclusion officer
As The Hartford’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, Susan Johnson leads enterprise-wide D&I initiatives, aligning them with business strategies. Johnson partners with leaders to create an inclusive work environment, ensuring that The Hartford’s workforce reflects its stakeholder base; supports the acquisition, development and retention of talent; and focuses the company on business priorities related to diversity. In July, Johnson was named to Savoy’s 2019 list of Most Influential Women in Corporate.
Prior to The Hartford, Johnson served in HR and talent and diversity leadership roles at several Fortune 500 companies. She also has experience working on political campaigns and on policy and management issues in the public sector. Outside of work, she chairs the board of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and is board secretary for the National African American Insurance Association.