MOCON, Inc. has announced that Maurice Janssen has joined the company as its Senior Vice-President of Global Sales and Marketing and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Minneapolis.
Janssen brings more than 20 years of worldwide sales and marketing experience including analytical instruments and process control solutions for food and beverage products. He will be reporting to Robert Demorest, president and chief executive officer of MOCON and will be leading the company’s global sales and marketing teams across all of its operating segments.
“Maurice’s multinational background and professional experience, in addition to his familiarity with our industry, are just a few reasons why he is ideally suited to lead our company’s growth initiatives. He brings to MOCON a results-oriented track record and has a passion for business development and strategy execution. These attributes align well with MOCON’s vision for global growth,” said Demorest.
Prior to joining MOCON, Janssen was Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, Latin America, for FOSS ANA, a Danish-based supplier of analytical instruments for the food, beverage and agriculture sectors. He also served in leadership positions at One Earth Future Foundation, GEA Grasso International and Marel Food Systems Benelux.
Janssen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and accounting from NIVRA, the Dutch Institute for Chartered Auditors and holds a Master of Sales certification from Mercuri International Business School, Netherlands. In addition to English, he is fluent in German and Dutch.
MOCON is a leading provider of detectors, instruments, systems and consulting services to research laboratories, production facilities, and quality control and safety departments in the medical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, packaging, environmental, oil and gas and other industries worldwide.