Remo Jacuzzi

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Remo Jacuzzi is the founder of Jason International Company and a third generation member of the family who founded Jacuzzi Brothers.

Early life[edit]

Remo Cesare Jacuzzi was born in 1936 to Valeriano and Giuseppina Jacuzzi[1]. Remo grew up in Antioch, California and received his B.S. in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He went to work for Jacuzzi Brothers full-time immediately after school and worked as a sales engineer.

Jacuzzi Brothers[edit]

In 1968 Remo and his family moved to São Paulo, Brazil where he became president of the branch of the family company there. In 1980 Remo moved back to the U.S. and was appointed president of Jacuzzi Brothers. The headquarters at the time was in Little Rock, Arkansas. After the 1979 sale of Jacuzzi Brothers by the family to a corporate conglomerate, Walter Kidde, Inc., Remo decided to start his own business.[2][3][4]

Jason International[edit]

In 1982 Remo founded Jason International, with the headquarters and manufacturing facilities in southwest Little Rock. Remo and his wife, Paula, have six children, three of whom work at Jason International.[5]

Spirit, Wind & Water[1] was written and published by Remo in 2007, chronicling his family history and the history of Jacuzzi Brothers.[5]

In 2008, Remo Jacuzzi was honored by being inducted into the Haas School of Business Hall of Fame at the University of California, Berkeley.


  1. ^ Jacuzzi, Ken; Holloway, Diane (2005). Jacuzzi: A Father's Invention to Ease a Son's Pain. iUniverse. p. 434. ISBN 9780595370979.
  2. ^ Spirit, Wind & Water The Untold Story of the Jacuzzi Family, Remo Jacuzzi, Welcome Rain Publishers, 2007.
  3. ^ Arkansas Democrat/Gazette, Helaine R. Williams, August 5, 2007.
  4. ^ Arkansas Business, George Waldon, Vol. 25, No.6, February 11-17, 2008.
  5. ^ a b "Jacuzzi Name Remains an Icon For Family Business, Home Spa". Arkansas Business. Retrieved November 19, 2013.

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