Kerry Baskins, Bill Canady named to roles with Viking Pump
has appointed Kerry Baskins to the position of vice
president of sales. Baskins will be responsible for the worldwide sales for
Viking Pump and Wright Flow Technologies products.
Baskin’s early career included
sales and marketing roles with Viking Pump from 1990-1997. Since then, the Cedar
Falls, Iowa-based company says, Baskins has held titles at Liquid Handling
Systems of San Diego, JCI Industries and, most recently served as vice
president of Grundfos Pumps.
Baskins has a bachelor’s degree
from Wartburg College and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
His combination of experience and education will be a strong asset to the
Viking and Wright Flow team, the company says.
Viking Pump has also appointed Bill
Canady to the role of general manager, parts and service. Canady previously
held the title of vice president of marketing.
Under Canady’s leadership, the
company says, the newly assembled parts and service team will build a portfolio
of genuine parts and kits for the Viking Pump and Wright Flow brands.
“We are very happy to welcome Kerry to the
Viking team and, with Bill’s leadership, to continue our focus on our parts and
service initiative,” says Fenton Challgren, Viking Pump and Wright Flow
Technologies general manager, in a company press release. “I look forward to
working with Kerry and Bill as we continue to grow our business worldwide.”