International Safety Equipment Association Appoints Charles D. Johnson as President
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has appointed Charles D. Johnson as its new president, effective August 1, 2017. Mr. Johnson will succeed Daniel K. Shipp, who retires this year after serving as the Association’s president since 1993.
Mr. Johnson has served most recently as the Vice-President of Policy for The Aluminum Association, acting as strategic advisor to the industry and advancing the aluminum industry’s interests in Washington DC and abroad. His responsibilities have included federal affairs, environmental regulation, occupational health and safety, community and consumer protection, international regulation, and sustainability.
His career with the Aluminum Industry has spanned 18 years and during that time Mr. Johnson has represented the industry at the WHO/FAO, in diverse standards setting forums, and in international corporate stewardship deliberations. Mr. Johnson holds a B.A. from the University of Mississippi and an M.A. in international environmental policy from The American University.
ISEA is the association for personal protective equipment and technologies – equipment and systems that enable people to work in hazardous environments. For more than 75 years, ISEA has set the standard for personal protective technologies, supporting the interests of its member companies who are united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people worldwide.