Tomas Jonson joins Heinzel Sales from FMS
Strengthening Heinzel’s sales network in North America
Vienna, June 7, 2019. Heinzel Sales, the sales network of Heinzel Group, is pleased to announce the addition of Tomas Jonson as Executive Vice President to its sales and trading business in North America. Tomas will be based out of New York, working together with Heinzel New York’s President Claire Fraser and with existing Heinzel Sales teams to expand the company’s footprint in North America. He will also take on responsibility for Heinzel’s subsidiary North Rim in Vancouver, Canada.
Originally from Sweden, Tomas is the current CEO of North America for Fr. Meyer’s Sohn and has worked with the international transportation and distribution of forest products for over 20 years. As a part of the founding team of Fr. Meyer’s Sohn NA, he has driven much of the company’s growth, diversification and geographical expansion during the past two decades. In his new role, Tomas will be building upon Heinzel’s existing relationships while developing new markets and striving to further enhance the value it provides to its partners.
“We are very happy that Tomas is joining us”, says Heinzel Sales CEO Sebastian Heinzel. “He has a proven track record of successful business development.” Claire Fraser, President of Heinzel New York, adds: “Tomas’ expertise in the North American forest products industry will be an important asset for our team.”
Tomas Jonson will join Heinzel Import Export Inc. in New York as of August 1, 2019.
ABOUT HEINZEL SALES
Heinzel Sales (Wilfried Heinzel AG), headquartered in Vienna, Austria, is Heinzel Group’s global sales network for pulp and paper. Heinzel Sales partners with pulp and paper producers all around the world to distribute their products to more than 100 markets, selling around 2.5 million metric tons annually. Third-party suppliers and Heinzel Group’s own mills rely on Heinzel Sales’ comprehensive market knowledge. Pulp and paper customers worldwide count on Heinzel Sales sourcing skills and creative supply-chain solutions.