Mr. Kennedy has over 12 years of experience supporting manufacturing excellence and enabling customers to meet their goals. Currently, he serves on the leadership team as General Manager for Autocam Medical, a contract manufacturer of precision-machined implants and instruments for surgical application, including bone screws and plates, surgical drivers, drill bits and other cutting instruments. Mr. Kennedy's superior knowledge in strategic planning, operations and customer relations positively contributes to the company’s high-teens growth rate.
His commitment to continuous improvement and innovative technologies enables Autocam Medical to support their customer needs through the growth of their skilled workforce. Understanding the importance of developing a talented workforce led John to the vision and creation of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory (AMP Lab), a collaborative prototype and education space in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Mr. Kennedy received his undergraduate degree from Marquette University in Mechanical Engineering and his MBA from the University of Michigan.