Russ Bauer has taken over as national sales manager of Kalenborn Abresist Corp. and has full responsibility for the company’s North American sales operations. Located in Urbana, IN, Kalenborn Abresist is a leader in the design and supply of wear solutions for a wide range of industries utilizing various mineral and metallic solutions.
People in Process
ABB Canada has appointed Eric Deschenes as country managing director and head of the electrification business, effective January 1, 2020.
Krohne, Inc., of Beverly, MA, has announced the appointment of Richard Hendgen as CEO. Hendren has worked at Krohne for nearly 14 years, most recently as director of sales, North America.
NOVA Chemicals of Calgary has announced that Naushad Jamani, senior vice president, olefins and feedstock has retired after a distinguished 40-year career at the company and its predecessors. Rocky Vermani, previously vice president, olefins feedstocks, has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, olefins and feedstock and a member of the NOVA Chemicals Management Board.
Swissfluid has announced the appointment of Seana Gonzalez as its first marketing manager in the U.S. The role will take on responsibility for increasing brand awareness throughout the valve industry.
Gelest, Inc., of Morrisville, PA, a leading innovator in materials science, has announced that its founder, president and chief technology officer Dr. Barry Arkles is the recipient of the American Chemical Society 2020 Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry.
Bosch Rexroth Canada of Welland, ON, has announced that TRC Hydraulics Inc., its distributor in Atlantic Canada, will assume a greater strategic role to support the business from four locations in Atlantic Canada: TRC Hydraulics Inc., and TRC Manufacturing in Dieppe, NB; TRC Hydraulics Inc. in Dartmouth, NS; and, TRC Hydraulics Inc. in Paradise, NF.
Industrial automation and industrial internet of things (IIoT) manufacturer Opto 22 has named Josh Eastburn as director of Technical Marketing. In this position, Eastburn will lead the creation of useful and engaging customer content, discover and highlight Opto 22 customer applications, and work closely with industrial automation media outlets.
The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as chief executive officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020.