John joined the ECCO Safety Group (ESG) team in early 2017 to oversee the Americas division. He brings a wealth of experience to ESG with nearly 20 years in the automotive industry. He most recently served as the Vice President of Global Sales for Oregon-based Warn Industries, a Dover Company.
His background also includes leadership roles with E-Z-GO (Textron Specialized Vehicles) and The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. While at Goodyear, John held positions in Spain, Chile and Argentina, as well as a regional role leading the consumer tire division for Latin America. During his time at Goodyear, he was responsible for product and sales management, marketing and the implementation of go-to-market strategies.
John holds a bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in finance and a master's degree in international business and speaks fluent Spanish.