Johan Lindeberg is a Swedish fashion designer. He was the Marketing Director of Diesel from 1990 until 1996. He was the CEO of Diesel US from 1994 to 1996. In 1995, Johan Lindeberg decided to quit his position at Diesel in order to create J. Lindeberg, which is credited with intrucing fashionable style into golf wear. He was the Creative Director at J.Lindeberg until 2007.
J.Lindeberg steadily gained momentum and became critically acclaimed by key figures in the fashion industry and early adopters on the streets. The first official award came in 1999 when Swedish Elle presented J.Lindeberg with the "Designer of the Year" award. The following year (2000) J.Lindeberg received the prestigious "Guldknappen" (golden button) award as "Most Innovative Designer."
In 2007, Johan moved to New York to take on the Creative Director positions at Justin Timberlake's fashion brand William Rast, where he worked until 2009.
Johan left William Rast in 2009 to create a new lifestyle brand, Paris68.
In 2010 Johan Lindeberg joined forces with Kellwood Company as Creative Director of BLK DNM, a New York based denim brand.