HPAC Magazine

People on the move

January 10, 2017 | By HPAC Magazine

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has appointed Graeme Bell to the position of vice president, Camfil APC Americas. Bell will relocate from Europe to Camfil APC corporate headquarters in Jonesboro, AR, where he will hold full responsibility for the manufacturing, technical and training facility there, as well as North and South American sales operations for the company’s dust, mist and fume collection products. Bell will report to Christian Debus, global executive vice president of Camfil APC.

Camfil Air Pollution Control

Graeme Bell

In the four years since Bell joined the company, he has held positions of increasing responsibility. Bell, who holds a diploma in mechanical engineer, has 26 years’ experience in the air pollution control industry.⇐

In her new position of Canadian sales manager with Riobel, Renee Demarco is overseeing the Canadian sales team with the exception of Quebec.


Renee Demarco

She is reporting to Luc Lefebvre, North American director of sales. Demarco has been working in the plumbing industry for 15 years and has been with Riobel for seven years.⇐

Noritz America has promoted company veteran Jay Hassel from his current post as vice president of sales and marketing to president and chief operating officer making him the first American to serve as president for Noritz’s North American subsidiary. He succeeds Hisashi Uryu, who retains the title of chief executive officer while also returning to the parent company in Japan to serve as an officer for Noritz Corporation.

Noritz America

Jay Hassel

Now in his 23rd year in the plumbing industry, Hassel began with Fluidmaster Inc. where he spent a decade in various sales positions, rising to national sales manager in 2003. He has worked at Noritz for 12 years, again in various territorial, regional and national sales positions, before being promoted to vice president in September 2010.

Two other key management promotions followed Hassel’s appointment. Senior marketing and customer care manager Jason Fleming was named vice president of sales and marketing, reporting to Hassel. National account manager Jason Corey was promoted to the new position of national sales manager, reporting to Fleming.

Noritz America

Jason Fleming

Noritz America

Jason Corey

Fleming and Corey are also seasoned professionals in the plumbing and hardware fields, each with more than two decades of experience, including a decade or more with Noritz. Fleming joined Noritz in 2004, where he worked in field sales management for seven years before becoming marketing manager in 2013. He was promoted to senior marketing and customer care manager in 2015. Corey joined Noritz in 2006, working in a variety of sales-management positions before becoming national account manager in 2015. ⇐




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