Netha Johnson

Netha Johnson

President, Bromine Specialties

Netha Johnson is President of Albemarle’s Bromine Specialties global business unit.

As President, Bromine Specialties, Johnson is responsible for overseeing and leading the continued success of the global business unit, while ensuring it supports the company's overall growth strategy.

Johnson joined Albemarle in 2018 after more than 20 years of diverse leadership experience, both domestically and internationally. Prior to his role with Albemarle, he served in several roles with 3M Company. Most recently Johnson served as Vice President and General Manager Electrical Markets Division where he was directly responsible for 3M’s electrical and renewable energy solutions.

Prior to that, Johnson served as 3M’s Vice President, Advanced Materials Division. In this role, he was responsible for the Advanced Material division, consisting of three distinct businesses, which provided world-leading, innovative solutions in fluoropolymer chemicals, advanced ceramics and light-weighting materials.

Preceding his business career, Johnson served as a U.S. Naval Special Operations Officer.

Johnson speaks Mandarin and German and holds an MBA from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California.