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Clark A. Johnson

January 1, 2019

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (Deceased) – Fort Worth, Texas

Clark A. Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Pier 1 Imports, Inc., was raised in Ford Dodge, Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa as a marketing major. He attended Harvard Business School in 1978. He was with Wickes Companies, Inc. from 1971-82 serving as President of Wickes Lumber and of Wickes Furniture before becoming a Director and Executive Vice President of the parent corporation. He served as Chairman and CEO of MacGregor Golf Company in Atlanta from 1982-85. The firm was acquired as a leveraged buyout with Jack Nicklaus. He became President of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. in 1985 and in 1988 assumed his present position as Chairman and CEO. He is active in Fort Worth community affairs and is a member of the American Business Conference, Washington, D.C. He is a Director of International Sister Cities Association, Albertson’s (Boise, Idaho), InterTAN, Inc. (Toronto, Canada), Heritage Media Corporation and Fuqua Industries, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia). “Successful leadership is the art of getting things done through others…”