Meet our pPal...John

John Yuan, QC Manager

John joined the WMG team in October 2012 with a background in mechanical engineering. He is based in Guangdong province, China. He has worked in technical and engineering fields for over 15 years, in various roles including tooling designer, process engineer, project manager and QC manager.

John’s role currently is to coordinate all the local suppliers for both new musical instrument development and the production and delivery of existing instruments. At the beginning of a project, John guides the suppliers on setting up or intensifying their QC control system to be compliant with requirements for our instruments; he then maintains the QC system to guarantee consistent high quality and on-time deliveries.

John lives in Dongguan city with his family; he has 3 children aged one and half to ten years old. He enjoys being outdoors with his family whenever he can, climbing mountains and riding bikes.

If you were an instrument, what would you be and why?

“I really like music but haven’t been able to play any instruments so far. However, I’m now planning to learn to play erhu [a two-stringed Chinese violin or fiddle] which will be really interesting!”