Ceramic Tech Chat with Carol Jackson
Carol Jackson, chairman and CEO of HarbisonWalker International, recently sat down with The American Ceramic Society for a special episode of their podcast, Ceramic Tech Chat. Jackson describes her pathway to becoming the CEO of a global refractories company, the challenges of operating during a global pandemic, and why she believes in cultivating a strong corporate culture.
Carol Jackson is also currently serving a two-year term as chair of the World Refractories Association. In both roles, Jackson is actively involved in education efforts to increase societal awareness of refractories and their importance, including HWI’s own podcast series, High Temperature Times.
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for ceramic and materials scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students.
Listen to Leading a Global Refractories Company: Carol Jackson here!
About HarbisonWalker International
With more than 150 years of industry leadership, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company’s international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 19 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.