RISI announces Jonathan Rager as Vice President of Mill Intelligence
Tuesday 16. July 2013 - RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the hiring of Jonathan Rager as Vice President of its Mill Intelligence business.
A 20+ year veteran of the forest products industry, Jon comes to RISI from Poyry Management Consulting where he managed a technical strategy practice area. He has also worked in the corporate lending sector at GE Capital to provide financing to companies in this industry. Earlier in his career Jon held various process engineering and operations roles with several pulp and paper producers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with honors from The Pennsylvania State University.
“Jon’s deep experience across manufacturing, consulting, and financial services at some of the top firms in this industry will bring valuable knowledge and expertise to RISI’s team. He will be responsible for all aspects of Mill Intelligence and his hiring further demonstrates RISI’s commitment to excellence in this space,” commented Matt Graves, Senior Vice President at RISI.
“I am very excited to join RISI and continue to provide our customers with industry-leading asset data and cost benchmarking. Our products leverage the global breadth of services and depth of industry knowledge within RISI to enable accurate and timely decision-making. My background in strategic analysis will help expand the use and value of these services for our clients,” said Jon.
Jon will be working out of RISI’s Atlanta office, leading the global team of engineers and analysts who manage the cost benchmarking and mill asset services.