Paul Johnson Joins NTN USA, Americas

Paul Johnson Joins NTN USA, Americas

Johnson joins the organization as vice president of sales and marketing for NTN USA Corp. and also will serve as chairman of NTN's sales divisions in the Americas region, including NTN Bearing Corp. of America, NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada, NTN de Mexico and NTN Sudamerica. Johnson will be responsible for all NTN market segments including automotive OEM and aftermarket, as well as industrial OEM and aftermarket.

MT. PROSPECT, Ill. – NTN has announced the addition of Paul Johnson to the company’s executive team for the Americas region.  
 
Founded in 1918, NTN is one of the world’s largest producers of premium quality ball and roller bearings. With plants around the globe and a strong domestic manufacturing network, more than 80 percent of the products sold by NTN in North America are made by one of the seven plants the company operates in the U.S. and Canada. NTN USA Corp. serves as the headquarters and holding company of NTN’s entities across the Americas, including its subsidiary companies for manufacturing and sales.
 
Johnson joins the organization as vice president of sales and marketing for NTN USA Corp. and also will serve as chairman of NTN’s sales divisions in the Americas region, including NTN Bearing Corp. of America, NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada, NTN de Mexico and NTN Sudamerica. Johnson will be responsible for all NTN market segments including automotive OEM and aftermarket, as well as industrial OEM and aftermarket.
 
“Mr. Johnson comes to us with a distinguished history of leading high-performing organizations,” said Fukumatsu Kometani, chairman of NTN USA Corp. “He will bring skills and industry acumen to accelerate our growth and success in North and South America. I am very pleased he has joined our team.”
 
Before joining NTN, Johnson served as vice president, North American aftermarket for Federal-Mogul Corp. Prior to that, he held multiple positions of increasing responsibility within General Motors Corp. in finance, strategic planning, product development and aftersales. He holds an engineering degree from Purdue University and an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
 

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