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Alfa Laval names Jo Vanhoren President and CEO

Laval's responsibilities are part of the company’s new strategic direction, encompassing three industry-oriented divisions.

Jo Vanhoren is the new president and CEO of Alfa Laval Inc. He was also named president of Alfa Laval’s North American “cluster” which includes its sales and service organizations in the U.S. and Canada. The company offers heat transfer, separation, and fluid handling products through a sales network of direct and indirect channels.

Vanhoren assumes these responsibilities after serving as managing director of Alfa Laval Iberica (Spain and Portugal) since 2012, then as president of the Southern Europe “cluster,” which includes Iberica; France and Northwest Africa; and the Adriatic (Italy, Greece, Israel, Malta, and Monaco). His new responsibilities are part of the company’s new strategic direction announced in 2016-2017, encompassing three industry-oriented divisions containing 12 differentiated business units and eight geographical sales “clusters.”

Vanhoren is based at the Alfa Laval facility in Richmond, Virginia.

For more information, contact Alfa Laval at 804-545-8125.

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