General Manager, Global Respiratory Protection and Fire Helmets,
Jason Traynor is the General Manager, Global Respiratory Protection and Fire Helmets for MSA Safety. In this role, Jason is responsible for establishing the global vision, strategy and growth initiatives for his product groups. Mr. Traynor has 20 years of global marketing experience across the semiconductor, healthcare and safety industries at Intel Corporation, Philips Healthcare and MSA Safety.
Upon joining MSA in 2012 as the Product Group Manager for Respiratory Protection, Jason revolutionized MSA’s approach to fire service marketing and was critical to the successful launch of the G1 SCBA platform. These efforts have resulted in unprecedented market share gains in the highly competitive North American SCBA market, with MSA’s share growing from roughly 27% in 2013 to over 45% in 2017.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University where he double majored in Economics and Industrial Management. Additionally, Jason is a graduate of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University where he earned an MBA with concentrations in Marketing and Finance.