Per Rehn has been appointed as vice-president of business development pumps for the portable energy division of Atlas Copco.
The position was created to allow Atlas Copco to drive innovation and develop new business opportunities in the pumps industry.
“‘Along with compressors, generators and light towers, pumps is one of the pillars of our Portable Energy division,” said Norbert Paprocki, president of Atlas Copco Portable Energy.
“The creation of the vice-president role to focus exclusively on pumps, shows the value we attach to the segment and the opportunities we see for growth in this exciting sector.”
Per Rehn (pictured) has almost two decades of international experience in several key roles at a global pump manufacturer including as regional manager emerging markets; general manager for North America; global marketing manager; and managing director.
“With Per’s knowledge and expertise in the pumps business, we’re convinced that we have the right team in place to offer and develop the best solutions for our customers’ dewatering requirements,” Paprocki said.
“The recent launch of the PAS diesel-driven pumps is just one example of how we intend to lead the industry. We look forward to seeing Per’s success continue in his new role.”