Chief Legal Officer
Hannah Lim-Johnson was named chief legal officer for Kelly Services, a global workforce solutions company, in September 2017. She has 20 years of experience at large global companies and is now responsible for leading the strategic direction of Kelly’s legal and corporate security organizations, reporting directly to George Corona, chief executive officer of Kelly Services. Ms. Lim-Johnson manages regulatory and legal compliance for the company, directs Kelly Services’ strategic legal initiatives and provides senior management with actionable counsel regarding company objectives. She manages Kelly’s global in-house legal team and is ultimately responsible for managing Kelly’s outside counsel relationships.
Ms. Lim-Johnson has a breadth of experience in litigation, compliance, securities, bankruptcy, intellectual property, government and regulatory affairs, labor and employment matters, class actions, data privacy and antitrust issues. Before joining Kelly Services, she served as deputy general counsel, chief litigation counsel and assistant corporate secretary for Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), where she was responsible for enterprise litigation.
Prior to working at PSEG, Ms. Lim-Johnson served as vice president, chief litigation counsel and chief compliance counsel for The ADT Corporation, where she was responsible for managing enterprise litigation and compliance, and reported to ADT’s Audit Committee on compliance issues. She developed and implemented corrective action strategies regarding compliance and risk vulnerabilities, and she provided guidance to management and the Audit Committee on development of effective compliance policies and procedures.
Previous to ADT, Ms. Lim-Johnson served as senior litigation counsel at Tyco International, a global Fortune 100 company, and was responsible for managing Tyco's commercial litigation, class action, bankruptcy and global intellectual property dockets. Prior to her in-house tenure, she practiced at a New York City law firm and at the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.
Ms. Lim-Johnson is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law, where she served as managing editor of the Rutgers Law Review. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Illinois, where she was named an Illinois State Scholar.
In her personal life, Ms. Lim-Johnson takes an active interest in civic and community leadership and serves on the board of directors of the Milagros Center, a non-profit organization focused on improving education for the underserved population in South Florida.