National LGBT Museum Appoints Highly Regarded Branding Leader as Co-Chairman of Board of Directors

Jan 11, 2016, 11:12 ET from StarOryon

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Branding technology firm StarOryon™ announced today that Founding Partner, Christopher Johnson is appointed Co-Chairman of the Board of the National LGBT Museum in New York, effective immediately. Mr. Johnson's appointment continues the Board's expansion that includes Tim Gold, husband of Co-Founder of the acclaimed furniture company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Javier Morgado, Executive Producer for CNN, among others.

The museum is a vital part of the museum-scape and culture of New York—with a universal perspective on human rights, gender equality and LGBT people worldwide. "Christopher's broad experience makes him a valuable leader for our Board of Directors," said Tim Gold, Co-Chairman of the Board. "We appreciate his willingness to serve the National Museum and look forward to benefitting from his talent and counsel."

"This museum has extraordinary value," said Christopher Johnson. "The last year brought unprecedented advances for human rights around the world that have touched so many. Now more than ever, this museum is truly for everyone."

Christopher Johnson is a sought after industry leader in strategy, innovation and global branding for companies like JetBlue, AllianceBernstein and Infiniti Motors. He also serves on the Boards of U.S.-Afghan Women's Council led by First Ladies Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. He attended Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Johnson's full profile is here:

"We are working to build a vibrant institution without walls where everyone feels at home and wants to return again and again," said Javier Morgado. "Please visit our website to become a Member."

Founded by Smithsonian veterans, academic and art world leaders, the museum takes a scholarly approach to human rights around the world. "In the same way the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian appeal to all visitors, the National Museum also appeals to everyone—schools, families and diverse communities," said Mr. Johnson.

About National LGBT Museum
National LGBT Museum has a universal perspective on human rights, gender equality and LGBT people worldwide. Our substantial collection and programs are designed for everyone. To become a Founding Member visit:

About StarOryon™
StarOryon is a branding technology firm that drives value for companies, celebrities and organizations—helping to exponentially increase any brand's audience wherever they live.

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