Johann first became involved with OPTRON in 2003 and has held a variety of management positions within the company.
Johann served in the South African Navy from 1979 to 1989 as a Combat Officer, primarily on Strike Craft. During his Naval career, he graduated from Stellenbosch University with a B. Mil degree. He resigned his commission with the rank of Lieutenant Commander to pursue his interests in the commercial world.
Since leaving the Navy, Johann has been involved with several electronic companies in the capacity of CEO and currently holds the position of Strategic Projects Director at OPTRON Group.