Jerry Johnson

Jerry Johnson is President of the Farm Ranch & Ag Division (FRAG) of Blount International, Inc. The FRAG Division is composed of four business units: Woods Equipment Company’s Ag/Turf/Skid Steer (ATS) business, Woods Equipment Company’s Construction Equipment (CE) business, Speeco, and PBL (France). Blount International acquired Woods Equipment Company in 2011. Jerry was the President of Woods Equipment Company’s ATS and CE business when the company was acquired by Blount.

Prior to joining Woods in 1995, Jerry worked for the General Electric Company for 10 years, spending eight years in the aircraft engine division and two years in the electric motors division. Jerry held various positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing engineering, materials, and operations management. 

Jerry is a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and currently serves on the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Board of Directors, is Vice Chair of the AG Sector Board and has served on several committees. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and earned a B.S. from Southern Illinois University in industrial technology in 1983.