Director, Ivey Purchasing Managers Index
Fraser Johnson is the Leenders Supply Chain Management Association Chair at the Ivey Business School, Western University, where he teaches courses in supply chain management and operations. Professor Johnson is also the Director of the Ivey Purchasing Managers Index, one of the most widely watched and utilized indicators of future economic activity in Canada. Prior to accepting a faculty position, Fraser worked in the automotive parts industry where he held a number of senior management positions in both finance and operations.
Professor Johnson is an active researcher in the area of supply chain management and he has authored articles that have been published in a wide variety of magazines and journals. His textbook, Purchasing and Supply Management (with Anna Flynn), published by McGraw-Hill Irwin, is now in its fifteenth edition. Dr. Johnson is currently an associate editor for The Journal of Supply Chain Management.
Professor Johnson has worked with a number of private and public sector organizations in both consulting and corporate education assignments, including the Canadian Pharmaceutical Distribution Network, Maple Leaf Foods, Magellan Aerospace Corporation, JD Irving, Hutchinson Port Holdings, EdgeStone Capital and 3M. He is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for Signal Hill Equity Partners.