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John Russell

John Russell
John Russell currently holds the position of Vice President of Material Systems for Benchmark Electronics where he is responsible for all defense and commercial related supply chain architecture, procurement activities, and contract management across the network of Benchmark global operations. Prior to his current role, John served as Vice President of Manufacturing and led global operations in North America, South America, and Europe where his responsibilities included profit and loss ownership of new program introductions, engineering projects, master planning and delivery, and order fulfillment. Under his leadership, the organizations were the recipient of a number of supplier performance awards included Supplier of the Year. John joined Benchmark in 1999 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in business management from Athens University. Prior experience includes service in the United States Army and leadership roles in program management and green field plant operations at AVEX Electronics and SCI.

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Economists largely agree that trade wars aren’t easy to win and that China and the U.S. might be in for a long fight. President Trump recently announced on Twitter that a list of items that were previously tariffed at 10%, are now increased to 25%. Additionally, the U.S. Trade Representative...

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