Jacob Thomas Joins Terex As Vice President, Technology
Jacob Thomas has joined Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) as vice president, technology.
This position reports directly to Tom Riordan, President and COO of Terex. Thomas will be responsible for new product technology globally, working in conjunction with the business product managers and engineering teams. He will also facilitate product standardization across the businesses and collaborate with supply chain management to ensure strategic alignment with global suppliers.
Thomas joins Terex from International Truck & Engine Corporation, where he was vice president of the big bore engine business. Previously, he was managing director, of that companyís in-line engine business group and held other program management, manufacturing and quality assurance positions.
Prior to joining International Truck & Engine in 1998, Thomas was employed by Case Corporation in a series of product management, product development and engineering roles. Thomas began his career at Ford Motor Corporation as an engineering consultant at Ford Scientific Research Laboratory.
Thomas holds a masterís in business administration from the University of Chicago, a master of science in mechanical engineering from the Ohio State University and a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the Institute of Technology, Benares Hindu University in India.
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