Jacobi Carbons, Inc. (JCI) announced that it has hired Jacob Sondergaard as President for its Americas Region, effective 1 March 2016. Mr. Sondergaard comes to JCI from FLSmidth & Co, a leading global engineering company and supplier of industrial equipment, systems, and services, where he held various positions, the most recent of which was Vice President of their Air Pollution Control activities in the Americas.
“We are pleased to welcome Jacob to the Jacobi family. We believe he is ideally suited to guide our Americas region into its next phase of growth,” said Anders Skeini, Chief Executive Officer of Jacobi Carbons AB (Kalmar, Sweden).
Mr. Sondergaard has a Bachelors Degree in International Business from the Open University in London, United Kingdom, and an Executive Master in Business Administration from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
With Mr. Sondergaard’s arrival, former JCI President Bill Eubanks will remain with Jacobi in the new role of Chief Development Officer. His focus will be on growth initiatives for Jacobi Carbons, such as acquisitions, strategic alliances and product development, while remaining in an advisory role to Jacobi’s Asian Manufacturing Group and the Global Process Technology Team.
About Jacobi Carbons
Founded in 1916, Jacobi Carbons Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Osaka Gas Chemicals Co. Ltd. Jacobi is the world’s second largest activated carbon company, and the world’s largest manufacturer of sustainable activated carbon products. It is the leading global company in the Activated Carbon, Mobile Filter Unit/Service, and Ion Exchange Resins business.
SOURCE: Jacobi Carbons Inc.