As the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of GHX, Bruce Johnson leads the world’s largest digital trading network for healthcare, which brings together provider, manufacturer, distributor and group purchasing organizations as part of a collaborative and connected community aligned to drive higher levels of supply chain efficiency, resiliency and clinical integration.
A key member of the GHX executive leadership team since the company was founded in March 2000, Johnson has played a critical role in the creation of a global platform that connects the vast majority of hospitals and suppliers in North America and Europe. Under his leadership, GHX has built the industry’s largest, unified data core of transaction, vendor, clinical and supply data, which drives evidence-based decisions about the products used in the delivery of care.
Prior to being named CEO in 2007, Johnson served as the company’s chief operating officer and previously led business development, professional services, sales, marketing and corporate communications. Before joining GHX, Johnson spent 12 years at GE Healthcare in a variety of management roles in sales and marketing.
Johnson is also an active member of the local Denver philanthropic community, serving as the Chairman of A Precious Child’s Board of Trustees and as an active board member for Colorado UpLift and the Broomfield Community Foundation. Johnson has been named a “Corporate Citizen of the Year” by the Denver Business Journal and an Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur Of The Year.”
Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and his master’s in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.