Doerken Corp. USA in Eastern Jackson County, a manufacturer of multifunctional micro-layer corrosion protection systems, today announced the appointment of Kent Anderson as president. Doerken Corp. USA is an operating unit of Dörken MKS-Systeme in Germany
“I’m excited to be part of the Doerken Group and look forward to the challenges to further continue our growth,” says Anderson. “A solid foundation has been laid in North America and I intend to lead the Dörken team by continuing to provide ongoing improvements in products and services to better serve our licensees and customers.”
In the newly-created position of director of technical sales, Frederick Schultz will lead the Doerken Corp. USA sales team. Schultz will report directly to Anderson.
Prior to Doerken Corp. USA, Anderson was director of sales and customer director for Federal Mogul Powertrain. Preceding this role, Anderson was sales manager at Elring Klinger and held various positions with The Alpha Group.
“The appointment of Kent represents the next step in our continued growth plan for the North American market,” adds Dr. Martin Welp, CEO of Dörken MKS-Systeme. “His knowledge of industry and his experience in high level leadership and management roles will serve our customers with the highest standard of support. Our success has come about through the efforts of a dedicated staff and Kent will continue that tradition.”