Portola names new CEO
RW Beck hires East Coast Water Director
Edward Wetzel joins the management, consulting and engineering firm R.W. Beck Inc as the company’s East Coast Director of Water and Waste Resources in Nashville, Tenn. He will be responsible for overseeing and broadening the sale and delivery of management and consulting services to water and waste resources clients throughout the eastern United States. Prior to joining R.W. Beck, Wetzel worked at MWH Inc., a global environmental and engineering firm, where he led strategic planning processes and provided business development support for the firm’s global operations.
Severn Trent adds two in New Hampshire
Ogle joins Metals & Arsenic Removal
Luna sworn in at EPA
Luis A. Luna has been sworn in as the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Administration and Resources Management at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Luna, the former head of the U.S Department of Agriculture’s Office of Community Development, will be responsible for the agency’s hiring and personnel policies affecting 18,000 federal employees nationwide; facilities management; a $1.2 billion procurement program and administration of the agency’s grants programs totaling $4 billion annually.
Whitney joins Koch
Lewis joins Dow subsidiary
(a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company) and Dow Biocides. Lewis assumes the sales manager responsibilities in addition to his current role as North American Distribution Manager.
Industry veteran joins PHSI
As part of its global expansion, PHSI Pure Water Technology has hired Robin Householder as Vice President of Sales. Robin, a 25-year veteran of the industry, will oversee U.S. and European sales of its POU water purification coolers. Householder is formerly the Director of Sales at OASIS Corporation as well as an accredited speaker for the International Water Quality Association and regional WQA associations.