On August 1st 2018 Jacob Bang-Knudsen becomes President of Bang-Knudsen, Inc. After nearly 50 years in the business Peter and Jill are ready to reduce their schedule and assume an advisory capacity while their sons Jacob and Paul run day-to-day operations.
As the 4th Generation family member to head the business Jacob continues a tradition founded by his great-grandfather in 1895. Bang-Knudsen began as a retail and wholesale housewares business in Esbjerg, Denmark and has been active in the same trade to the present. The U.S. continuation of the family business by Jacob’s Grandfather Hugo Bang-Knudsen in 1950 was incorporated in California and Washington in 1978.
Jacob joined Bang-Knudsen, Inc. in 2002 after Graduating from University of Washington.