He will succeed CEO Peter Leav on June 13. Leav, who was with the company for two years, headed taking McAfee, known for anti-virus software, private in to Advent International for $12 billion.
Johnson joined Intuit in 2012, coming from Advance Auto Parts, where he worked for four years nine months. At Advance, he was SVP and chief marketing officer and was Do-It-Yourself Retail GM. The consumer business is dominated by Intuit's TurboTax software.