At Adient, our mission is to be a world-class automotive seating supplier through leadership in cost, quality and launch execution – and as vice president of operational excellence, John helps us achieve this every day. John also manages the Adient Manufacturing System across all of our global locations.
With almost four decades of experience in the automotive sector, John is a proven leader. Having lived and worked in Europe and Asia he brings a real global perspective to our leadership team. He began his career at Bosch, where he held several roles in Germany and NA, including president of the Powertrain Division. After joining Johnson Controls in 2007, John served in a number of different executive positions, including group vice president and general manager of the Complete Seat Division Americas, group vice president and general manager China and group vice president Asia.
John earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.