Eric Johnson

Global Director of Franchise Programs

U.S. Department of Commerce

Eric Johnson serves as Global Team Leader for Franchise Programs for the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Atlanta, Georgia managing business development consultancy in franchising, agribusiness and consumer products industries.   Eric has been a part of the international trade and investment promotion arena for twenty years and has consulted multi-unit chain and beverage organizations on menu conceptualization and wine programs. Johnson has also worked in the human resources field, completed Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) in 2016,   completed a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Management and Industrial Psychology.



The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands luxury hotel in Singapore.

The Global Restaurant Leadership Distinction Awards are awarded to those restaurant brands that excel in the global marketplace through Innovation, Industry Service, Partnership and Expansion.