Currently, about 35% of Barry-Wehmiller’s revenue is from international sales. The company predicts that number will grow to 50% in the next five years.
As the vice president of international finance, Hanson is responsible for leading Barry-Wehmiller’s international trade financing team; oversight of international treasury management, management of all foreign exchange transactions; and oversight of European statutory accounting requirements.
Hanson joined Barry-Wehmiller in 2006 as the director of international finance. Since that time, he completed more than $100 million in trade financing transactions for the company. Fluent in both Spanish and Chinese, Hanson has more than 25 years of international business and finance experience, having held positions in Europe, Asia and Latin America. He has a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Montana in Missoula and a master of international management from the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, AZ.
Jeff will continue to work from his office at Barry-Wehmiller subsidiary, Thiele Technologies, in Minneapolis, MN.