The IDEA Industry Standards Committee (ISC) welcomes Ann Jaehn of Thomas & Betts to the executive team as the new ISC Vice-Chair. Jaehn has participated in the standards committee since 2001 and Thomas & Betts is not only a customer of IDEA, but also one of the founding members. Jaehn brings both technical and business experience to the ISC, and will play an integral role in carrying out the ISC’s initiatives for the development and maintenance of industry eCommerce standards.
As the Director of Pricing for the Electrical Division of Thomas & Betts, Jaehn specializes in pricing strategy and execution, data synchronization and standardization, and systems automation for the electrical division. She works closely with key strategic partners to reduce transaction costs and improve process efficiencies.
Jaehn has over 30 years of experience within electrical manufacturing. In addition to the Director of Pricing role, she has held a variety of positions during her career including: Sales and Marketing Administration, Marketing Services Manager, and Pricing and Marketing Program Development Director. She has led several key projects at Thomas & Betts resulting in efficiency improvements and business controls
Jaehn is an active participant in the IDEA E-Biz Forum, and is an active member of the Professional Pricing Society (PPS). In recent years, Jaehn has participated in several NAED best practices task forces.