Former Alfred Karcher President Joseph Jones developed a rich history of managerial success that propelled him into leadership positions with a variety of successful companies. Joseph Jones led Karcher’s efforts to provide cleaning products for both residential and commercial uses, which included the cleaning of important American monuments such as Mt. Rushmore and the Statute of Liberty. Before joining Karcher, Joseph Jones served as President and General Manager of the Productivity Solutions Division of Ingersoll-Rand Company. Ingersoll-Rand benefited from Jones’ experience, enjoying a joint venture led by Jones worth over 18 million. Joseph Jones applied his experience at Ingersoll-Rand in a variety of dynamic business efforts that stimulated IR's’s expansion in the United States. Joseph Jones managed controls on IR's inventory growth that helped provid important operational stabilization. Jones also conducted extensive housekeeping operations which tightened and cleared infrastructural clutter. The theme of efficiency played a major role during Joseph Jones Karcher activities, including the integration of new outsourcing contracts that drastically reduced service expense. Joseph Jones continued his Karcher revamp by initiating an international operational consolidation program that eliminated redundant operations between U.S. and Canada. From 1988 to 1992, Joseph Jones helped Stanley Home Automation improve its operations in Canada and the United States as President and General Manager of the subsidiary. The dedicated professional efforts of Joseph Jones have not gone unnoticed. Joseph Jones received the IHDA Presidents Award in 1994 and the Business Week Design Award in 2000 and 2001.