Processing Magazine

Parkson Names International Business Director, with Eye on Global Growth

August 19, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Parkson Corp. has named Dr. Michael Lamminen to lead a new international drive to market Parkson''s lineup of cost-efficient and environmentally-sustainable technology around the world. Michael will serve in the newly-created position of Director of International Business, and he will participate on the company''s Leadership Team.

"Michael will help Parkson open up new frontiers around the world and expand on the success we''ve had in the Middle East and other regions," said Parkson CEO Zain Mahmood.

Before joining Parkson, Michael was the Global Sales Manager for InterClean Equipment, Inc., a leading maker of custom-engineered heavy vehicle wash systems. Based on years of experience with various industries, Michael brings to Parkson his knowledge of water recycling and wastewater treatment needs.

"We see a growing demand everywhere for water and wastewater solutions that are sustainable and reduce the impact on the environment," said Michael. "Parkson technologies can help satisfy those environmental concerns while reducing operating costs at the same time."

Parkson is specifically focused on expanding opportunities to serve customers in the Asia-Pacific region, Australia, Latin America, India and China. In his new role, Michael will help prioritize Parkson''s activities in these emerging regions where Parkson equipment can benefit water treatment and water re-use customers while reducing drinking water safety concerns.

About Parkson Corporation

With 25,000 installations in its 50 years of existence, Parkson Corporation is a leading provider of advanced solutions in water recycling and treatment and is committed to providing clean water for the world. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, with offices in Chicago, Montreal, Dubai, Mumbai and partners in Latin America and Germany, Parkson is an Axel Johnson Inc. company. To learn more, visit www.parkson.com.