Whynot promoted to President at Mazzei
Mazzei Injector Company, LLC has promoted Geoffrey Whynot to the position of President. An integral part of the company since 2010, he was originally hired as CFO in 2010 and assumed the additional duties of COO in 2012. Angelo Mazzei, Chairman/ CEO and founder of the company, noted that in addition to his financial expertise, Whynot has thrown himself into learning the operation and technical applications of the company. In addition, he showed exceptional leadership and the ability and desire to develop the company team.
Lemieux Recipient of 2014 Joseph K. Seidner Award
France Lemieux of Health Canada was presented with the 13th Joseph K. Seidner Award at the annual Canadian Advisory Council on Plumbing Meeting in Fredericton, NB in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Canadian plumbing codes and standards. Lemieux is the head of the Materials and Treatment Section, Water and Air Quality Bureau at Health Canada. She has been an integral part of the standards development community, participating on several committees, task groups and industry advisory bodies over the years. Lemieux has been the key voice of Health Canada within the standards community in both the US and Canada. Her most notable recent accomplishments were her role in the Council of Public Health Consultants at NSF and working with industry to smoothly integrate the Canadian Consumer Product Safety Act into Canada’s regime of regulations, codes and standards. The award was established by the CIPH Board of Directors in November 2000 to honor first recipient, industry leader and CIPH friend Seidner and his legacy to the standards community.
Adams named HaloSource General Counsel
HaloSource announced the appointment of Robyn Adams as General Counsel and IP Attorney. She will manage all legal and intellectual property matters for the company and its brands and is a member of its Leadership Team. Adams has over 15 years of experience in patent portfolio and intellectual property management with an expertise in aligning IP strategy with product commercialization and business focus. Prior to joining HaloSource, she worked as in-house counsel for ZymoGenetics and Epigenomics and also ran a solo law practice. Adams earned her JD from Seattle University School of Law, a Bachelor of Science Degree in microbiology from the University of Washington and is a registered patent attorney and member of the Washington State Bar Association.
McGarry appointed at Labstrong
LabStrong announced that Brian McGarry has accepted the position of Sales Account Manager and will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s strategic growth plan. He will be building and developing relationships with both new and existing customers. McGarry received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in Wisconsin. He brings many years of sales and sales leadership experience from AT&T.
Battour named KMS sales rep for North Africa
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) has appointed M. Hatem Bouattour as an independent sales representative. In this capacity, he will assist KMS with marketing and sales of its water and wastewater products for the region (including Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria) and provide a French-speaking liaison between KMS, end users and engineers. Hatem Bouattour has many years of experience in the North Africa region working with commercial and industrial organizations. He is an environmental and water specialist, with knowledge and experience in water management and governance.
In Memory of Robert E. ‘Bob’ Marsh
Earlier this year, the industry lost a true pioneer with the passing of Robert E. ‘Bob’ Marsh at the age of 93. His involvement in the industry as a prolific inventor and entrepreneur began in the 60s and over the years added much to what we take for granted today. Marsh’s indepth knowledge of plastics and plastic processing led to the first blow-molded brine tanks and cabinets, as well as pressure vessels with built-in distributors and separate chambers. As an early entrant to the residential RO business, he produced numerous unique systems and components still in use. Marsh was one of the first to custom design and sell softening equipment to the UK and Europe, which opened the opportunity for many other US companies to follow and led him to establish a manufacturing facility in England. He also established factories in California and Wisconsin with the best known being Plasworld in Racine, WI. Marsh is survived by his wife, best friend and business partner Marcie, as well as his brother and WWII combat veteran, Don.