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Northwire Names Mark Johnson VP Operations

Aug. 19, 2010
Northwire Technical Cable, Osceola, Wis., manufacturer of technical and retractile cables, named Mark Johnson vice president of operations. Johnson brings to Northwire 19 years of professional manufacturing experience in quality assurance, process ...

Northwire Technical Cable, Osceola, Wis., manufacturer of technical and retractile cables, named Mark Johnson vice president of operations. Johnson brings to Northwire 19 years of professional manufacturing experience in quality assurance, process improvement and supply management.

Johnson has held senior management positions with several multibillion-dollar original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Most recently, he was Lean Sigma Champion, Global Operations for an electronic manufacturing services company. He also served in the U.S. Department of Energy for the U.S. Navy as a nuclear master machinist, quality control supervisor and quality assurance inspector.

Johnson's new position at Northwire was created in response to growth and customer demand for innovative cabling solutions. Johnson will be responsible for manufacturing, quality, Six Sigma and Lean at Northwire facilities in Osceola, Wis. and Santa Teresa, N.M.

Johnson's professional credentials include Master Six Sigma Black Belt certified, Six Sigma Green Belt instructor and Project Management Professional certification. He has a bachelor's degree from Albright College in Reading, Pa.