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Jon McClean, president of Aquionics, Inc., has been promoted to divisional managing director, UV Companies, taking control of all three Halma UV companies: Aquionics, Inc in the U.S.; Berson UV-Techniek in the Netherlands; and Hanovia Limited in Great Britain.
McClean brings a wealth of technical expertise to the post. He was appointed president of Aquionics last year, and before that he was managing director of Hanovia Limited in Great Britain. During his six years with Hanovia, he developed new markets for the company’s UV disinfection and de-chloramination technology in the pool and drinking water sectors. He also won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Britain’s most prestigious award for business performance.
These successes, coupled with the immediate impact he has had on Aquionics since taking over last year, led directly to his promotion.
“Our aim is to increase the penetration of the UV companies across the wide range of applications where our market-leading technology has real advantage,” said McClean. “We already have an established presence in North America, Europe, South-East Asia and Australasia, which provides us with reference-grade installations and a strong base on which to grow our business.”
McClean has 20 years of experience in the water industry, ranging from municipal and water reuse applications to specialized ultra pure industrial uses. He holds an MBA and a B.S. in physics from Imperial College in London.