John is an experienced C-suite executive with a proven track record in Fortune 500 companies operating in the consumer goods, automotive, transportation, and building materials markets. John currently serves on Graham Partners’ Technology and Innovation Council, in addition to serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Daikin America’s Chiller Business.
John has held numerous senior leadership roles throughout his career, including VP of Global Engineering – Building & Industrial Systems for Carrier, SVP / Chief Quality Officer for Daimler Trucks Detroit Diesel and as an Executive Engineer and Six Sigma Leader with Cummins. John also serves as Chair of European clean-tech firm Exergyn and as an Industrial Advisory Committee Member for Herrick Laboratories at Purdue University.
John earned his B.S. with honors in Mechanical Engineering from University of Strathclyde and a Ph.D. in Engineering from Glasgow Caledonian University. He also holds a graduate certificate in Corporate Governance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.