Joseph Jones brings extensive general management experience into his leadership role in global business. With a proven record of successful business and market development, Jones commands the ability to successfully read market trends to identify emerging opportunities, growth segments and new channels as a senior level executive. Leading market development and streamlining operations at Alfred Kärcher, Inc. Joseph Jones, as president, achieved unprecedented market penetration for the company?s United States subsidiary. Earning the role of President and CEO at Alfred Kärcher, Inc., Jones identified and implemented successful new processes, organizational structures, and marketing strategies in order to achieve record market share and dramatically improved customer service in the US segment of consumer and "prosumer" high pressure cleaning products. Under his leadership, Jones consolidated operations in Canada in order to eliminate redundancies and capitalize on enterprise-wide IT solutions. Jones reduced operating expenses by making strategic outsourcing agreements. Notably, Jones? commitment to leadership dramatically improved the brand's market presence, customer satisfaction and after-sales support. As President, Joseph Jones worked closely with customers deploying the highest level of integrity in tough and competitive negotiations involving pricing, delivery and the line reviews process. Jones presents several accomplishments in his career as an executive, from managing global operations and achieving profitable growth to launching profitable new products valued at more than $25 million and deploying innovative brand and channel strategies. As an expert in consumer goods, business units Jones led have earned top ratings by Consumer Reports and Business Week Design Awards. Joseph Jones won the IHDA Presidents Award and the Golden Hammer Home Center Institute award two years in a row. Jones was a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Hardware Manufacturers Association and Young Presidents Organization; he served on the Board of Directors with the Hand Tools Institute as well. Graduating with his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Jones went on to earn a Master of Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University and took the program for Manager Development from Duke University?s Fuqua School of Business. Prior to his work with Kärcher, Joseph Jones combined three divisions of Ingersoll-Rand Company as president and general Manager of the Productivity Solutions division. Jones integrated sales, marketing, customer service, engineering, and supply chains while cutting administrative costs by 15 percent for this multinational manufacturer of industrial components. Jones led strategic sourcing to generate $6 million in savings for this worldwide designer and manufacturer of pneumatic tools and material handling equipment. For over two decades, Jones provided Stanley Works with his business expertise in management roles of increasing responsibility culminating in his appointment as President and General Manager of Stanley Tools, the largest Stanley Works division. Jones consistently grew operating income, profits and return on investment . Other posts Jones served with Stanley Works were Presidents of various divisions, Executive Vice President, and Vice President of Marketing.
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