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Company aims to strengthen its presence in the market
As the aging water infrastructure gap continues to widen, the adoption of municipal asset management and rehabilitation programs becomes critical to help overcome this massive challenge. To meet the growing needs of the market and further strengthen its business, Wachs Water Services has announced several strategic appointments.
Cliff Jones was appointed vice president, business development. In this position, he will provide strategic leadership and direction for the business, and continue to expand service offerings with a focus on complete pipeline asset management. Jones has more than 30 years of experience in operations and sales, including more than nine years in the pipeline condition assessment industry. In recent years, as chief operating officer, he played an instrumental role in building the Pressure Pipe Inspection Co., which became the recognized leader in condition assessment of large diameter water transmission mains.
Matt Wassam was appointed western region business development manager. In his new role, Wassam is responsible for strategically expanding the Wachs Water Services footprint in the western and southwestern regions of the U.S., including Arizona, California, Colorado and Texas. Wassam has a proven track record in the water pipeline industry, where he held senior management positions at Insituform Technologies, which is a global leader in advanced rehabilitation solutions for underground infrastructure. He will be based near Denver.
Mike Stadnyckyj was named director of strategic marketing. Stadnyckyj will position the business for growth by ensuring Wachs Water Services solutions are setting the standard in the industry and evolving to meet the changing needs of utilities. Stadnyckyj brings with him a proven track record in developing new markets and commercializing leading edge technologies. He has 15 years of experience in the water industry, including senior marketing and business development positions within General Electric’s water division.