Nelsen hires Heckman

Nelsen Corporation appointed Terry Heckman as Western Regional Sales Manager, responsible for leading and coordinating sales efforts and further current dealer development in Nelsen’s Arizona location. He will also be responsible for creating and executing the strategy to further strengthen sales and market share in the western region. Heckman brings over 25 years experience in the water treatment industry with the last 22 years (through acquisitions) with the same company, which began with Autotrol Corporation. Most recently, Heckman was the Western Regional Account Manager for Pentair Water Treatment, where he was responsible for sales management of assigned accounts. He is an active member and Past President of the Pacific Water Quality Association (PWQA). Heckman will be based in Arizona and will be calling on current dealers as well as cultivating new dealers in the southwest states. He can be contacted at (612) 803-3255 or by email: theckman@nelsencorp.com.

Waterlogic executive roles expanded

Waterlogic Plc announced expanded roles for key executives in North America. Sergio Leymarie as President and CEO of Waterlogic USA, now has responsibility for all US operations, including Innowave USA LLC, serving the commercial POU market; CoolerSmart USA LLC, directly servicing workplace drinking water needs throughout the US and Waterlogic USA Inc., responsible for commercializing the innovative Waterlogic Firewall UV technology. He also serves on the board of Waterlogic USA. Dave Luckner will lead the CoolerSmart team as Executive Vice President, while continuing his responsibility as CFO of Waterlogic USA. Luckner joined Waterlogic in April 2012. Both Luckner and Bob Junk, Vice President, Innowave will report to Leymarie.

Rapp hired at CWS

Creative Water Solutions (CWS) has named Evan Rapp to a new Sales Representative position to help drive new sales in the commercial pool market. He has nearly 30 years in sales and sales management, with more than 20 years in dealer and distributor relations. Rapp founded the IT company CECOM in Fairfield, CT in 1998, specializing in the sale and design of complex business technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies and the SMB market. He holds a BA in communications from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven.

Duckworth and Cooper join Intellitect

Intellitect Water announced the appointments of Mark Duckworth as Engineering Manager and Jo Cooper as Product/Market Specialist. Duckworth will work in product development. He has an MSc in cybernetics and seven years of experience in the design of low-power, high-precision instrumentation for use in harsh environments. Cooper has 20 years of experience in the chemical industry and will be responsible for supporting customers and Intellitect’s international network of distributors.

Buckley and Thornley named to UV Pure team

Steve Buckley and Grant Thornley have joined the UV Pure team. Buckley’s resume reflects a wide range of expertise in engineering, building and operating wastewater and water remediation applications in industrial, municipal and military market segments. He holds a BS Degree in civil engineering and an MS Degree in environmental engineering from the University of Massachusetts. He also holds the highest level of wastewater certification for the state of Massachusetts and is certified to the highest level with ABC (Association of Boards of Certification) for both municipal and industrial systems.

Thornley, a well known and respected engineer, has a 20 year history of leadership success across sales, marketing and business development in water treatment technology generally and UV disinfection technology, specifically. Most recently, he was the Global Director of Business Development for NSF in the water segment. Thornley is a Chemical Engineer currently pursuing his MBA degree. He will be the Director of Sales, Engineered Solutions for the US southern markets.

Noble appointed KMS Commercial Director

Koch Membrane Systems’ division of Koch Chemical Technology Group Ltd. (KMS), announced Jack Noble has joined the company in the role of Commercial Director, Water and Wastewater for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will be focused on growing the company’s customer base and providing leadership to the company water and wastewater sales employees in the region. Throughout his career, Noble has held a number of positions with leading organizations serving the environmental capital equipment systems business in EMEA. He holds a BS Degree in environmental studies and a Master’s Degree in environmental pollution control.

FWQA Board officers named

The Florida Water Quality Association named Jeremy Greene of FSHS, Inc. and Michael Ward of Ward’s Water Solutions to serve on its Board of Directors during the Business Meeting of the FWQA Annual Convention in June. Greene is the General Manager and Lead Technical Support advisor for FSHS, and has been in the industry for 16 years. He works with dealers and distributors troubleshooting and designing RO systems, and has played a vital role in the development, design and marketing of the RO systems product line for FSHS. Ward is President and Owner of Ward’s Water Solutions, and retired from the US Postal Service after serving in the Army.

PMI chair members announced

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) announced the appointment of three chairs, the reappointment of one chair and the election of one chair to serve on PMI’s Focus and Standing Committees. The three-year terms for these positions officially begin with the 2012 PMI Fall Conference, October 7-10 in Washington, DC. Joel Smith, Manager of New Product Engineering for Kohler Co. will co-chair the Government Affairs Standing Committee with Daniel Gleiberman, Manager of Product Compliance and Government Affairs for Sloan Valve Company. Ece Cokyasar-Potter, Sales Manager-Plumbing Division for VitrA will co-chair the Fair Trade Issue Committee with Sal Gattone, Director of Program Management-Consumer Fixtures for American Standard Brands. Craig Selover, Director of Plumbing Products Technology for Masco has been reappointed chair of the Materials Performance Committee. Brian Hinson, Product Manager for KWC America, will chair the Universal Conformity Assessment Focus Issue Committee. David Marbry, Engineer-Codes and Standards for Fluidmaster, has been elected by the membership to chair the Plumbing Products Committee. Selover, Hinson and Marbry will be a part of the Technical Council, serving alongside existing chair Mark Malatesta, Product Compliance Engineer for American Standard Brands.

Alley named NGWA Science Director

William M. Alley, PhD, has been named Director of Science and Technology for the National Ground Water Association and will assume his NGWA post November 13. He recently retired as Chief of the Office of Groundwater at the US Geological Survey. A longtime NGWA member and volunteer, Alley has been a Director of the NGWA Scientists and Engineers Division, served on various committees and task groups and co-chaired the 2007 NGWA Ground Water Summit. His honors include serving as the 2012 David Keith Todd Distinguished Lecturer for the Groundwater Resources Association of California, being named Fellow of the Geological Society of America in 2009, and receiving the E. Benjamin Nelson Government Service Award of the Groundwater Foundation in 2007, the NGWA John Hem Excellence in Science and Engineering Award in 2001, and a Meritorious Presidential Rank Award in 2006. Alley earned a Bachelor’s Degree in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, a Master’s Degree in hydrogeology from Stanford University and a doctorate in geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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