Gregor Jonsson Inc. names new president, vice presidents

Gregor Jonsson Inc., a leader in systems that individually peel and devein shrimp, announced on 4 June that it has named two new vice presidents and a new president of the company. 

Beth Dancy, who has served at the company for 35 years, has been promoted to president of Gregor Jonsson. Dancy has experience in almost every aspect of the company, from working in the machine shop, assembly, janitorial services, working as a traveling service technician, and most recently, sales. 

“She has been expanding her management responsibilities and now has been promoted to President of the Gregor Jonsson Inc.,” the company said in a release. 

Frank Heurich, one of the founders of the company with 63 years of service, will continue on with the company as “mentor and chairman.”

Scott Heurich, with 28 years of experience with Gregor Jonsson, was named the vice president of operations. 

“Scott has performed brilliantly in Gregor Jonsson Inc.’s ability to increase production of Jonsson shrimp peeling systems,” wrote the company. 

In addition, Mike Dancy, who has been with the company for 31 years, has been named the vice president of development and engineering. Over that time he has developed improvements to the company’s machines to peel different styles of shrimp. “He is primarily responsible for achieving what no one else in the world has done — peeling the styles our new models can do and do so well,” Gregor Jonsson said. 


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