New Operations Manager of EAO Corporation

Don Johnson named Operations Manager for EAO North America


SHELTON, Conn., October 2018 – EAO, the expert partner for innovative, intuitive and reliable Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), has announced that Don Johnson has been named operations manager, North America, for EAO. In this position, Johnson will be responsible for managing the daily operations and performance of the HMI production department in achieving productivity, quality and safety goals.

Johnson joins EAO and brings strong project management experience in product line transfers and a background in manufacturing engineering. Previously, Johnson served as a senior manufacturing engineer for Albea and has worked as a manufacturing project engineer, senior manufacturing engineer and development engineer. 

“Don is an accomplished manufacturing engineer with experience in lean manufacturing, engineering and project management that will be an asset to this position and our local design and manufacturing capabilities that will contribute to the overall success of EAO and our North American strategic growth initiatives,” said Jim Valentino, president, EAO.

Additionally, Johnson’s experience includes IPC620 instructor education, lean manufacturing, failure modes and effects analysis, total quality management, ISO 14001 lead auditor training, solid works and solid edge ST10.

Johnson is a resident of Wolcott, Connecticut.