Prior to joining TBM, John was the Supply Chain Manager for Parker Hannifin’s Pneumatic Division. Before that, he was Group Lean Manager for Parker’s $1 billion European Fluid Connector Group. In this role, John led the creation of the group’s first model site in Europe. He and his team achieved on-time delivery performance in the mid 90% range, doubled inventory turns to exceed 6X, and increased productivity by 25 percent.
Previously, John held progressively responsible leadership roles at Colfax Corporation and Avery Dennison. At Avery Dennison and Colfax, John worked in Germany for seven years in operations and plant leadership and became proficient in German.
John has built and led multi-cultural teams in seven countries with responsibility for creating a common vision and purpose, developing and implementing strategy, and aligning resources to deliver on targets and business results. He has had direct P&L experience, extensive background with strategy deployment, and responsibility for leading global operations including planning, production and logistics. His operational background includes supply chain leadership, organizational design, talent development, operational consolidations, continuous improvement and supplier management.