Tom Johnstone, President and CEO, SKF AB
AM2013 North America
President and CEO of SKF since April 2003, Johnstone was born in Scotland and is a graduate of Glasgow University. He joined SKF (U.K.) as a salesman in 1977, and held a number of managerial positions in sales and marketing within the Group. In 1996 Johnstone was appointed President of the Automotive Division, with global responsibility for business development, sales, product development, engineering and manufacturing for the car, truck, bus and vehicle component industries as well as the vehicle aftermarket. In 1999 he was appointed Executive Vice President of AB SKF.