Kent E Johnston

Vice President Global Quality at Gentherm

Kent E Johnston has extensive work experience in various leadership roles in the automotive industry. Kent E has held positions in companies such as Gentherm, Yanfeng International, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, Adient, Johnson Controls, Collins & Aikman, and Daimler Chrysler. Throughout their career, they have been involved in global quality management, business systems development, program management, and operational quality execution. Kent E has also focused on improving efficiency, increasing employee engagement, and implementing strategic initiatives for program risk mitigation. Kent E'sexperience spans across multiple countries and they have successfully led teams through product launches and organizational restructuring.

Kent E Johnston completed their high school education at Ernest W Seaholm High School from 1984 to 1988. Kent E then pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance at Michigan State University from 1988 to 1992. Following that, they went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, studying from 1992 to 1995. Kent furthered their studies in the same field, completing a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University from 1995 to 1997.


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  • Vice President Global Quality

    February, 2023 - present

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