July 19, 2022
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Current today announced that Jason Scott Fokens has been named VP, General Counsel. Jason brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in legal, patent and intellectual property to this role. Most recently he served as Head of Legal and Assistant Corporate Secretary at GOJO Industries.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to lead Current’s global legal organization and to be a part of its iconic heritage of innovation and intellectual property,” said Fokens. “The newly merged business continues to expand into new areas, and I look forward to helping its growth journey while serving as General Counsel.”
“Jason has broad-based experience in managing the legal affairs of a growth-oriented corporation, including mergers, acquisitions, compliance, regulatory affairs, commercial and joint development agreements,” said Manish Bhandari, President and CEO of Current. “His specific expertise, and passion, in leading and developing global intellectual property portfolios will provide Current a competitive and strategic advantage. I look forward to working with him as we transform our company for the future.”
Prior to joining GOJO, Jason held various legal roles with Owens Corning and the Lubrizol Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University and his Juris Doctorate, Law degree from Michigan State University College of Law.
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