Industry News: September 2020

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones

Industry News: September 2020

First Supply’s Katie Poehling Seymour wins Woman of the Year award 
The American Supply Association’s Women in Industry Division recently announced that Katie Poehling Seymour, First Supply chief administrative officer and chief operating officer, Kitchen and Bath Stores, is the recipient of the 2020 Alice A. Martin Woman of the Year award. She was to receive the award at the Women in Industry ELEVATE2020 event in Charleston, South Carolina. The event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KSB names Maturana as president
KSB announced the promotion of Luis Maturana to president. He joined KSB in 2018 and had served as vice president of the water and wastewater division. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in materials science engineering from Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela. Dr. Falk Schäfer, prior KSB president, remains with the company and is moving to the global headquarters in Frankenthal, Germany. He will serve in general industry as vice president of applications. 

Jim Murray announces name change and office move
Jim Murray announced the company name will change to JMI Pump Systems and that the company is moving into its new Germantown, Wisconsin, facility. Providing products and services to Wisconsin and northern Illinois since 1958, JMI was founded by Angela and Jim Murray.


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