Prior to joining Clarcor, Thomas served as president of Idex Corp’s Diaphragm and Dosing Pumps Group, where he managed a portfolio of businesses including Warren Rupp. Before that, Thomas spent seven years in executive roles at Terex Corp, and nine years working at Navistar International Corp.

“Jacob joins us after a lengthy search to find the right individual to assume the leadership of the largest segment of Clarcor’s business, and we could not be more pleased,” said Clarcor chairman, president and CEO Christopher Conway. “His strong leadership skills, demonstrated performance in both OEM and aftermarket businesses and international experience are exactly what we need to help us grow our Engine/Mobile Filtration segment around the globe, and I know he is looking forward to making the most of this opportunity.”