Factories of the Future Now

  • Discussing Nissan’s Ambition 2030 to address “What’s next?” and how to ready our workforce and facilities to accelerate electrification and technological innovation
  • Addressing how to prepare people and technology to work together to action a plan to bring our vision to life
  • Smarter automation: how can we utilize external partners and suppliers to increase efficiency

David Johnson
SVP, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Nissan Motor Corporation

David Johnson is the SVP, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. Prior to this role he was Vice President, Production Engineering and New Model Quality, Nissan North America, Inc. where he was ensuring the highest level of quality possible at the maximum output in all of Nissan’s U.S. and Mexican manufacturing operations.

Previously at Nissan, Johnson was director, New Model and Central Engineering at Nissan Motor Company, UK.

Since joining Nissan in 2002, Johnson has held a number of roles of increasing importance throughout Nissan’s manufacturing operations.

Johnson was most recently appointed to the board of directors of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and an executive master’s degree in business from Vanderbilt University – Owen Graduate School of Management.