John Golden serves as the Section Chief/Regional Product Safety Officer in the East Asia – Pacific Region for the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Based at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, his mission is to help ensure that consumer product manufacturers and government consumer product safety authorities get the latest and best information about U.S. consumer product safety requirements, and to encourage manufacturers to use globally recognized best manufacturing practices to ensure product safety.
A career federal employee with over 27 years of service, Mr. Golden brings extensive experience in global supply chain management. He has held federal management positions to include supply systems division chief; quality assurance division chief; director of logistics, facilities and safety; and logistics information systems division chief. He is certified in logistics management, contracts administration, and production, quality and manufacturing.
Mr. Golden received his BBA at Wayne State University, MPA at Western Michigan University, and MSA at Central Michigan University. He is a doctoral candidate of management at the University of Maryland University College.