Bailey named Keynote Speaker
Be the Spark leader, speaker and author Simon T. Bailey will deliver the keynote address at the 2021 Water Quality Association Convention & Exposition July 28-30 in Las Vegas, NV. He will headline the convention’s Opening General Session on July 28. Bailey will talk about how companies can “spark your restart” and “think about the power of adaptive resilience” as they work to emerge from the pandemic. He is the author of 10 books, most recently Be the SPARK: Five Platinum Service Principles for Creating Customers for Life and he teaches a variety of popular online courses.
Bouvier appointed to IAMPO management
IAPMO R&T’s Supply Chain Services (SCS) announced the hiring of Nicolas Bouvier as Director. He brings 20-plus years’ experience operating inspection management programs in more than 30 countries worldwide. A project management professional (PMP) and certified supply chain professional (CSCP) with an MBA from the University of South Australia, Bouvier comes to SCS from TUV Rheinland Group. In these various capacities, Bouvier has structured global services as a supply chain partner, set up regional hubs, developed global pricing schemes and services, recruited and built teams and supervised nearly one million inspections and audits.
Negroni appointed IDE Chile Manager
IDE Water Technologies announces the appointment of Juan Pablo Negroni to Country Manager for Chile. Negroni boasts 25 years of experience in water treatment, engineering and project management of mineral processing, energy and heavy industrial plants, with a focus on business development and service sales, in addition to more than 10 years’ experience in large scale base metals mine project development, design and implementation. Prior to joining IDE, Negroni served as the energy and water market director at WSP LATAM Chile.
Industry mourns Holler
Thomas David ‘Tom’ Holler, 68, of Youngsville passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021. He was born in 1952 in Sheboygan, WI. Holler attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School, Sheboygan High School and graduated in 1975 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Oceanography, Botany and Limnology. He married Debra Holler in 1976. Holler worked for KW Muth and Ametek-Plymouth Products Inc. in Sheboygan, WI. He and his family moved to Glastonbury, CT in 1995, where Holler worked for Cuno, Meridan, CT, a division of 3M, until retiring in 2007 as a marketing executive in the filtration industry. Holler continued to be employed after retirement as a contract employee working in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Holler was preceded in death by his parents and parents-in-law. He is survived by his wife, Debra; son, Peter T. (Alicia); daughter, Elizabeth L. (Kevin) Kalinowski; son, Benjamin S. and fiance Terry Hoppe; two granddaughters; sister, Sue Carroll; brothers, Jeff (Lana) Holler, Scott (Marcie) Holler and Jim (Kristi) Holler as well as many nieces and nephews. A Family Memorial Service will be held at Tellico Lake, Loudon, TN at a later date.