SJE is pleased to announce that Bjorn Haldorsen has joined the Leadership Team as President of the Engineered Division. His position is new to the company and will emphasize customer focus and growth execution. The Engineered Division will expand through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. Bjorn’s experience in running businesses in similar industries with comparable strategic focus aligns well with SJE.
“Our Engineered Division has seen significant growth over the past few years,” said Dave Thomas, President & CEO of SJE. “Having Bjorn join SJE as the Division President will provide additional focus as we continue to expand our leadership in providing controls and automation solutions to our customers.”
Bjorn has more than 28 years of leadership experience in the industrial manufacturing sector. Before joining SJE, Bjorn held the position of President of North America at Colson Group. He headed their North American business operations, with focus on growth and strategic initiatives to best service the marketplace. In addition, he worked for Honeywell International for 8 years and then for Flowserve Corporation for 18 years. At Flowserve, he served in various regional and global leadership roles that culminated in the role of Vice President and General Manager for the Industrial Pump Operations. His background brings valuable experience to SJE.
“SJE is a good fit for me because of their strong brand recognition in the industry and their focus on growth,” Bjorn said. “I have experience working with their end markets, as well as driving growth organically through new vertical markets, product development and M&A.”
Bjorn received his bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Logistics Management from Arizona State University and his M.B.A. in International Finance from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He will reside in Maryland with extensive travel.