John Hoog

Vice President, Operational Excellence

John Hoog provides oversight for designing and implementing the strategic plan to optimize the company’s manufacturing processes and performance.

John has over 20 years of extensive experience in operations and manufacturing with considerable training and expertise in lean manufacturing. He has demonstrated capabilities in managing global manufacturing footprints, including digitalization and 3D printing of service parts and big data analytics as well as the development and roll out of a custom operating system. Prior to joining OBE in 2019, John was with Husqvarna for nearly a decade where he earned roles of increasing responsibility, including most recently as Vice President, Manufacturing.

John holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Dayton and a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.