Mr. William R. Johnson is a Lead Independent Director at United Parcel Service of America, Inc., an Independent Chairman at United Parcel Service, Inc., a Chairman at Noosa Yoghurt LLC and a Chairman at Sovos Brands Intermediate, Inc. He is on the Board of Directors at Plenty Unlimited, Inc. and United Parcel Service of America, Inc. Mr. Johnson was previously employed as an Independent Director by PepsiCo, Inc., an Operating Partner by Advent International Corp., a Non-Executive Chairman by Education Management Corp., an Independent Director by Emerson Electric Co., and a Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer by H.J. Heinz Co. He also served on the board at Georgia-Pacific LLC, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Neighborhood Health Clinic, Inc. and The Clorox Co. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.