About Dick Cunningham (sidebar)

Dec. 1, 2004
Dick Cunningham is the Program Director of Advanced Process at Johns Manville, where he applies his Lean Six Sigma skills to develop new processes that meet customer and internal critical requirements.

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a leading manufacturer of building and specialty products. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has sales in excess of $2 billion, employs approximately 9,000 people and operates 46 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China.

Cunningham joined Johns Manville in 1963, and has served in a variety of positions, including director of engineering and technology, director of manufacturing, plant engineer and project engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in business administration, both from Ohio Northern University, and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University.

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