News: Consolidator Report
Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Jerry Geenen regional business line manager, vacuum solutions North America.
“Jerry brings nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of high vacuum and rough vacuum as well as knowledge and experience in liquid ring and rotary vane vacuum pumps and systems,” said John Brookshire, president, Atlas Copco Compressors LLC. “His experience is directly related to the products that will be associated with our new vacuum solutions group and will serve him as he works to grow the division and business unit in North America.”
In his new position, Geenen will be responsible for leveraging sales channels and infrastructure to help Atlas Copco become the industry leader in the rough vacuum segment. In addition to developing direct and indirect sales channels in rough vacuum, Geenen will act as line manager for sales in the U.S. and development manager in Canada and Mexico. He will also provide expertise and guidance to local vacuum groups, and will take an active role in the governance of these groups.
Geenen received his bachelor of science in engineering from Purdue University Calumet and worked previously in engineering, package design and sales and marketing management. Prior to joining Atlas Copco, Geenen owned and operated a vacuum pump manufacturing and sales organization that was selected to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the U.S.