Kalmar appoints Craig Jessup as Senior Vice President, Services

13th February 2015

Logistics BusinessKalmar appoints Craig Jessup as Senior Vice President, Services

Craig Jessup has been appointed Senior Vice President, Services in Kalmar, part of Cargotec.

Craig joins Kalmar from Ingersoll Rand where he headed the Industrial Technologies parts and services business for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Before Ingersoll Rand, Craig worked 21 years at ABB where he held a variety of leadership positions in the service business and was in charge of the global Services business of ABB’s Robotics division as VP Customer Service as well as the Worldwide Head of Service Technology.

Craig, who has both US and French citizenships, has lived and worked in several countries, including the USA, Canada, France, the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, USA and holds an MBA from INSEAD, France. Craig will be based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

“Craig brings with him in-depth experience and an excellent track record from the global services business. Driving the services offering development and growth is one of the strategic focus areas in Kalmar. It is also a key area for Kalmar to realise the benefits of digitalisation. I want to warmly welcome Craig to the Kalmar team,”
says Olli Isotalo, President, Kalmar.

“Kalmar’s global reach, local presence and strong heritage as a manufacturer of high-quality equipment put us in an unrivalled position in the cargo handling industry. I am excited to continue driving Kalmar’s service offerings to new levels to help our customers optimise their business performance,”
says Craig Jessup.