Hansen International, Inc. Welcomes John Helgesen as New Engineering Manager

Lisa Beebe
Hansen International, Inc.
Phone: 803.695.1500
E-mail: beebel@hansenint.com
Website: www.hansenint.com

New Leadership Aims to Enhance Engineering Excellence and Mentorship within Hansen International

LEXINGTON, S.C. (May 1, 2024) – Hansen International, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of John Helgesen as their new Engineering Manager. He holds a Bachelor’s in Industrial Design and a Master’s of Business Administration from Auburn University, bringing a strong background in design and management to the company.

Having already begun his new role, Helgesen aims to use his diverse industry experience to help streamline engineering operations and align them with current standards. Over time, he plans to develop the team by providing internal opportunities for mentorship, such as sharing knowledge from experienced engineers to help bring younger engineers up to speed with the industry.

“The company wants to try something different to be able to grow, and that’s awesome. I love that,” Helgesen said as he expressed his excitement about the innovative spirit at Hansen. “We have a good basis of what we’re doing, but bringing in that experience of what works and what doesn’t work is a big focus; and then there’s also mentoring and bringing up the younger engineers.”

However, what excites him the most about his new role is Hansen’s storied history and its impact on safety and emergency response industries. “To be a part of an industry that supports those brave people is exciting,” Helgesen said. “To be able to say, ‘We have parts on that fire truck, we’re helping people, we’re working on something that’s going to save somebody’s life, save their house, get them out of a car wreck…’ Helping provide that service to people throughout the country and throughout the world— it’s all very exciting.”

Hansen International is confident that Helgesen’s leadership will not only propel the company’s engineering capabilities to new heights, but also deepen its commitment to community and customer service.

All media inquiries may be directed to Lisa Beebe at beebel@hansenint.com.


About Hansen International, Inc.:

Hansen International, Inc. is a globally recognized engineering, manufacturing, and global sourcing company specializing in commercial and industrial vehicle hardware, equipment, and trim systems. Founded in 1920, Hansen has built a reputation for innovation, reliability, and customer service. With a focus on continuous improvement and technological advancement, Hansen International remains at the forefront of its industry, dedicated to delivering exceptional product solutions worldwide.