Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC) has hired Corbett Jones as vice president of marketing. Corbett Jones will work from Atlas Copco’s U.S. headquarters in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
“I am excited to join a strong global brand with a proven track record of winning in the market through innovative products and services,” Jones says. “As a new member of the team, I want to help drive efficient and profitable growth through our channel partners.”
Jones is charged with driving marketing strategy and implementation, and demand generation for AC in the United States and Canada. In a release, the company said his immediate focus was “the digitalization of the customer journey.” Additionally, he will look to improve digital processes for working with dealer and national rental partners.
In addition to overseeing AC, Jones will be responsible for marketing support of the Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique and APT brands.
Jones comes to AC from Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions, where he served as global director of digital marketing. Prior to that, he was the vice president and director of marketing at 3D Systems Corporation. He has more than 20 years of marketing and digital experience.
Jones has an MBA in marketing from Marquette University and a bachelor of history from the University of North Carolina.
Atlas Copco’s Power Technique business area provides air, power and flow solutions through products such as mobile compressors, pumps, light towers and generators, along with a number of complementary products. It also offers specialty rental and provides services through a dedicated, global network. Power Technique innovates for sustainable productivity across multiple industries, including construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and exploration drilling. The business area is headquartered in Belgium. Product development and manufacturing units are located in Europe, Asia, South America and North America.
Atlas Copco, based in Stockholm, serves segments ranging from compressors and air treatment systems to construction, mining and drilling equipment. The company, founded in 1873, has more than 40,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 180 countries. Atlas Copco in North America operates in more than 109 locations and employs more than 4,500 people in the United States. For more information, visit www.atlascopco.us.