David M. Johnson
Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering
Nissan North America, Inc.
David M. Johnson is vice president, Manufacturing Engineering, Nissan North America, Inc., a position to which he was appointed in April 2017. In this role, Mr. Johnson is responsible for 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, Mr. Johnson was Director, New Model and Central Engineering at Nissan Motor Company, UK.
Since joining Nissan in 2002, Mr. Johnson has held a number of roles of increasing importance throughout Nissan’s manufacturing operations. Mr. 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. He is based in Smyrna, Tennessee.