Jason Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN) (NASDAQ:JASNW) welcomes Sagar Murthy as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Murthy will be responsible for leading the digital transformation, driving a global information technology strategy, infrastructure and resources across Jason’s global enterprise.

“Sagar’s combination of experience, strategic acumen and execution focus make him a great addition to our team,” said Brian Kobylinski, CEO. “We are pleased to welcome Sagar to Jason and look forward to his positive impact on our organization.”

Prior to Jason, Murthy was Chief Information Officer for Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU).  In that role he led a global team responsible for providing business critical services to meet and exceed all aspects of Actuant’s information technology needs. He began his career at Actuant in infrastructure management and systems engineer roles and led a successful global technology transformation. Prior to Actuant, he was a Senior IT Consultant with Robert Half International. He received an MBA – International Business from Marquette University and an MBA – Information Management from Barrington University. He received both Bachelor and Masters of Science from Osmania University in India.

About Jason Industries, Inc.

The Company is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the finishing, components, seating, and acoustics markets, including Osborn (Richmond, Ind. and Burgwald, Germany), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.), and Janesville Acoustics (Southfield, Mich.). Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Jason employs more than 4,400 people in 14 countries.

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