Industrial Physics announces new VP of Global Operations and Supply Chain

Industrial Physics has appointed Michael Jacobsen to the position of Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain.

Michael, who has been working with the company for several months, brings significant experience in quality and development within regulated sectors and will provide over twenty years’ worth of experience to the team.

The news follows a series of announcements from Industrial Physics in the latter half of 2023, notably the appointments of the new CEO and CCO. 

As Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain, Michael will be responsible for evaluating and honing the global strategy with a particular focus on quality, delivery and manufacturing efficiency.
Before joining Industrial Physics, he served time as Brewmaster and filling line manager at Carlsberg, and went on to hold multiple senior positions in companies operating within regulated industries, including at Danaher Corporation and Spectris. 

On his new role, Michael Jacobsen said: “The opportunity to join Industrial Physics stood out to me because I am ultimately driven by purpose. At Industrial Physics, the business’ purpose is to protect the integrity of its customer’s brands and products. 

“This is more important than ever in the current packaging landscape with the sheer level of innovation and untrodden territory. I am incredibly proud to have joined Industrial Physics to support these efforts and ensure the quality and safety of the packaging industry.

“My first weeks in the company have already been a great introduction to the level of expertise and untapped potential that we will be using to accelerate towards our growth objectives in the upcoming months. One of my greatest responsibilities will be ensuring that as a business, we are continuously improving the quality we deliver to our customers.”

Commenting on Michael’s arrival, Barry Lyon, CEO at Industrial Physics added: “Michael is a fantastic addition to our team at Industrial Physics. Since his arrival, he has already visited and rolled up his sleeves at each of our manufacturing sites around the globe. 

“He has been and is working with our operations and supply chain teams to support our growth objectives for this year. Michael’s responsibilities will ensure that every step we take as a business is rooted in quality, and how best we can support our customers.”

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