Adam Bates, water market area director of sales at KSB Inc, now has complete responsibility for the company’s municipal water business.
With this role expansion, Julie Ballard, project engineering manager, and Lukas Widhalm, application engineering manager, are reporting to Bates.
After joining KSB in 2017, Bates served as southeastern regional manager before becoming the water market area director of sales in September 2020. Prior to KSB, Bates held positions in sales management/operations and business development within the North American industrial and municipal water market.
KSB Inc managing director Luis Maturana has also taken on additional responsibilities as the new regional executive officer for the North America Region, a position previously held by Wolfgang Demmler who is returning to the head office in Frankenthal, Germany.