Industry News: August 2019

Here's a quick roundup of this month's industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.

Sharon Paterson
Sharon Paterson

Anue Water Technologies names new senior sales manager
Anue Water Technologies announced the addition of Sharon Paterson as senior sales manager. She joins Anue with 15 years of wastewater industry experience, having most recently served in business development and marketing positions with Seaglass Consulting, Veolia and Envirosuite. Paterson earned her bachelor’s degree in communications at Calumet College of St. Joseph and her MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Robyn Brookhart
Robyn Brookhart

Liberty Pumps names new president
Liberty Pumps announced that the board of directors elected Robyn Brookhart to the position of president. She replaces Charlie Cook who will remain CEO and chairman. She has been with the company for 22 years and has served in a variety of positions including sales and marketing, customer service and manufacturing. Most recently she has been the company’s executive vice president, as well as its COO, a position she will retain.

Xylem advances commitment to sustainability, announcing 2025 signature goals
Xylem announced a set of goals that advances the company’s sustainability commitment across three fronts: serving its customers, building a sustainable company, and empowering communities through social impact initiatives. The new goals were published in Xylem’s 2018 Sustainability Report, Creating a Water-Secure World. Highlights of the goals to achieve by 2025 include: helping solve water affordability and scarcity issues; addressing the planet’s resilience against climate change; building a sustainable company; and empowering communities.

VMAC To Host Celebration Luncheon, VIP Tour
VMAC will host a celebration luncheon and VIP tour at its facility in Nanaimo, B.C., Friday, Sept. 13. The event is to celebrate VMAC recently being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and receiving Great Place To Work certification. Attendees include provincial and municipal government and industry representatives, media, educational institutions, VMAC authorized dealers and other manufacturing companies.


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