Helen Johnson-Leipold is an American billionaire businesswoman, the daughter of Samuel Curtis Johnson, Jr., who died in 2004, and Imogene Powers Johnson and the great great granddaughter of S. C. Johnson & Son founder Samuel Curtis Johnson, Sr.. She was elected Chairman and CEO of Johnson Outdoors in March 1999, and she was elected Chairman of Johnson Financial Group in July 2004. She began her career at Foote, Cone & Belding in Chicago in 1979 and joined S. C. Johnson & Son in September 1985. She is tied with her three siblings and mother at #182 on the Forbes 400 list of Richest Americans. Johnson-Leipold was born in Racine, Wisconsin.
- Helen Johnson-Leipold is an heir to family-owned SC Johnson, the privately-held cleaning products company.
- Helen is the chairman and CEO of Johnson Outdoors, a publicly-traded company that sells outdoor gear.
- She is also chairman of the Johnson Financial Group, which includes family-owned Johnson Bank.
- SC Johnson products include Pledge, Off and Windex; the company has an estimated $10.5 billion in sales.
- Helen and her siblings pledged $150 million to Cornell in 2017 to fund the SC Johnson College of Business.