Johnson, David M

David M
Achates Power

David Johnson was named President and CEO of Achates Power in August 2008. Achates Power is developing Fundamentally Better Engines™ to enable a sustainable future.

Prior to joining Achates Power, Johnson was Vice President of Product Operations for Military and Export markets at Navistar. He served as the Program Manager for the MaxxPro™ line of Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles which were delivered in record time and record quantities for deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan to better protect our soldiers.

Prior to Navistar, Johnson worked for General Motors and Ford Motor Company. At GM he was Program Manager and Chief Engineer for multiple clean-diesel engine programs for Opel, Saab and Renault passenger vehicles. At Ford he led the development and launch of the SuperDuty line of full-size pickup trucks with an all new Power Stroke diesel engine.

Johnson earned an MBA and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.