1. Kevin G. Johnson
31985 Virginia Way
Laguna Beach, California 92651 Cell: 310) 971-1182
Senior Operations Executive
Process Re-engineering Change Leadership Supply Chain Expertise
Value Proposition Strategy Development and Implementation
Creates Sustainable Increases in Productivity & Margin
Expertise in business turnaround and process re-engineering. Understands client needs and creatively focuses
organizational change to deliver exceptional growth and profitability. Successful in varied cultures during all economic and
Regional Vice President: Integrated 3 underperforming locations within 6 months after acquisition and led sales &
operations to $7M YoY EBITDA improvement.
General Manager: Developed go to market strategy achieving 10% annual sales growth targets while restructuring union
labor contract and turning around an over $1.6 million loss location within 18 months.
Corporate Director of Operations: Re-engineered multiple operations processes of $200 million organization to realign
sales, manufacturing and distribution functions. Acted as Operations manager for 2 locations, turning them around from
collective losses of over $5.5 million to breakeven in under 12 months.
Operations Manager: Created Operations position and accountabilities for the company. Re-engineered multiple
processes using Six Sigma and TQM methodology while directing beta site implementation of ERP system.
Manufacturing Manager: Achieved 10% productivity gain annually through continuous improvement efforts resulting in
$300K savings while setting a 1-1/2 yr accident free safety record. Drove multiple projects including new plant &
warehouse design/relocation, while achieving top supplier status with most profitable customer.
Operations Manager: Led 17 supervisors & 350 union employees to sustainable 15% cost and productivity improvement.
Transitioned in 24 hours to a new facility without service interruption resulting in a team and personal commendation from
largest customer for outstanding commitment to service.
Production Manager: Achieved 12% cost reduction while developing and implementing packaging change specifications
and new machine installations to begin new product start-up.
Account Executive: Grew zero-based account portfolio in intangible product to top 10% of sales representatives.
Production Supervisor: Led 2 successive departments to lowest cost, highest output status with no physical equipment
changes while ranking in the top 10% of the company for methods improvements.
Cenveo, Incorporated, Stamford, Connecticut 2003-present
A $1.7 billion supplier of commercial printing, envelopes and forms with over 85 locations in North America.
Regional Vice President, City of Industry, California (2009-present)
Responsible for all facets of the envelope & paper business in western U.S. across 8 profit centers and 4
product channels managing over 600 employees with sales over $160M and $15M EBITDA.
Integrated 2 non-performing locations and combined another location into a manufacturing super
center within 18 months after acquisition; generating $7M YoY EBITDA gain and nearly 100%
Transitioned from 3 ERP systems to 1 within 12 months after acquisition of largest competitor.
Successfully engaged and empowered teams from 3 separate locations and cultures, both union and
non-union, into a single non-union facility.
2. Developed region specific supply chain to leverage corporate vendors with regional specialists to
improve time to market by over 15%.
General Manager, Santa Fe Springs, California (2004-2009)
Responsible for all facets of the envelope & paper business in western U.S across 7 profit centers.
Developed and implemented go to market strategy that achieved 10% annual sales growth.
Improved earnings from losing over $1.6 million/year to profitability within 18 months.
Restructured union labor contract to ease work rules and saved over $200 thousand.
Relocated 14 machines in 18 months and operated them at 97% of rated capacity.
Consolidated LA operations of an acquired paper business into existing facility for first ever, multiple
product location within Cenveo both under budget and ahead of schedule.
Regional Operations Manager, Santa Fe Springs, CA (2003-2004)
Responsible for all production related activities in 3 locations in California and Arizona.
Directed relocation of production facility with no disruption of product to customer.
Atlantic Envelope Company, Atlanta, Georgia 1993-2003
A $250 million supplier of envelopes and related products, with the first ERP implementation/application in
Corporate Director of Operations, Atlanta, Georgia (2000-2003)
Responsible for all design, implementation and audit of corporate operations functions while defining and
developing the director level role. Developed position profiles and qualified all new candidates for field
operations managers. Acted as corporate troubleshooter to field locations.
Reengineered corporate processes to implement and run $10 million ERP system.
Lead turnaround of 2 units losing $5.5 million annually to breakeven within 12 months.
Responsible for selection/evaluation of Operations Managers for the company.
Lead e-procurement process implementation for multi-billion dollar customer reducing order to cash
cost by 75%.
Operations Manager, Miramar, Florida (1997-2000)
Responsible for all operations activities for $14 million site during ERP beta site implementation.
Redesigned processes and personnel responsibilities while beta site testing ERP system.
Planned and directed relocation/layout of operation to new, build-to-suit 62,000 sq. ft. facility.
Drove extensive cross-training resulting in elimination of 10% of overhead positions saving $100K
Implemented order to cash process linking sales to production increasing cash flow by 8%.
Manufacturing Manager, Miami, Florida (1993-1997)
Lead all manufacturing activities for 2 sites with sales over $22 million covering state of Florida.
Improved productivity 12% annually for 4 years.
Set a company record for 550 days without a lost time accident.
Ran at 96% of rated capacity which was most productive operation in the company.
Implemented process improvement ideas reducing change time 70% and increasing productivity
Sky Chefs, Incorporated, Dallas, Texas 1990-1993
Global $800 million leader in airline catering utilizing cutting edge technology to link with customers and
deliver multiple levels of service in quantities varying up to the time of delivery.
Operations Manager, Miami, Florida
Promoted 3 times in 2 years to increasing levels of responsibilities based on results.
Managed 17 supervisors and 350 union employees delivering just in time meals to over 300 flights a
3. Lead $30 million facility design and start up while maintaining daily operations.
Directed installation of $350 thousand facility addition with seamless overnight transition.
Achieved cost reduction goals in 7 of last 8 quarters while receiving personal commendation from
customer for exceptional service.
Teamed with customer on new product design focused on customer acquisition and retention.
Borden, Incorporated, Columbus, Ohio 1988-1990
A $2 billion snack food provider known for aggressive product development and acquisitions.
Production Manager, Terre Haute, Indiana
All P&L responsibility for 3 product lines.
Received Borden “Golden Rose” award for cost reduction.
Developed new product specifications and processes for $2 million national rollout.
Implemented $150 thousand equipment installation/reorientation while maintaining continuous
E.F. Hutton, Incorporated, New York, New York 1986-1988
A top retail stock and bond brokerage known for high service, customer focused account management.
Account Executive, Carmel, Indiana
Built zero based account portfolio to full commission within 1 year.
Top third of new sales representatives nationally.
Frito-Lay, Incorporated, Plano, Texas 1984-1986
Number one snack food provider in the world, known for process controls and cost conscious production.
Production Supervisor, Jackson, Mississippi
Achieved lowest cost, highest output shift in successive departments managed.
Ranked in top 10% of the company for methods improvements.
Bachelor of Science, Operations and Systems Management, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business,
Masters of Business Administration, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) member
Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout
Six Sigma methodologies – Green Belt certification