Jan 21, 2009

Aquionics Appoints New Vice President

Oliver Lawal will oversee new product lines and applications

UV disinfection specialist Aquionics has appointed Oliver Lawal as its new vice president. Having worked in the U.S., UK and Germany, Lawal has more than ten years of global knowledge of UV products and applications. In this new role he will work with existing product lines from Aquionics and its two sister companies, Berson UV-techniek in the Netherlands and Hanovia Limited in the UK, as well as oversee the development of new product lines and applications.

He joins Aquionics from ITT-WEDECO, where he most recently served as director of engineering, responsible for new development. During his time with WEDECO he was responsible for project managing many large UV installations around the world, including the world's largest UV wastewater treatment installation in Manukau, New Zealand.

Lawal holds a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Engineering Systems from Manchester University in the UK, is a chartered engineer and member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK). He also actively serves on a number of industry committees, including the International Ultraviolet Association, where he chairs the Manufacturers' Council, the American Water Works Association UV Standards Committee and the Water Environment Federation's Disinfection Committee.