Hanovia appoints global business manager for industrial UV water disinfection markets

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SLOUGH, UK, Nov. 10, 2009 -- UV disinfection specialist Hanovia (www.hanovia.com) has appointed Halim Mirza as its new Global Business Manager for industrial markets such as food and beverage processing, pharmaceutical and microelectronics manufacturing, as well as specialist healthcare applications.

Halim Mirza has been appointed Hanovia's Global Business Manager for industrial markets.
Halim is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers. With a BSc in Chemical Engineering and an MSc in Ion Exchange and Membrane Technology, he has spent his entire career in the water treatment industry. Prior to joining Hanovia he was with Elga Process Waters (part of Veolia Water Systems), where he held various positions in both management and technical sales engineering, and more recently international business development.

Commenting on the appointment Hanovia's Sales Director, Keith Watson, said, "Halim has a wealth of international sales experience in water treatment and his appointment emphasizes our on-going commitment to developing the industrial market. Halim's role will be to manage Hanovia's global industrial distributor network and also strengthen our ties with both OEMs and end-users world-wide, ensuring Hanovia stays at the forefront of the global UV disinfection business."

Based in the United Kingdom, Hanovia is a world leader in UV disinfection technology for applications ranging from food and beverage processing to pharmaceutical and electronics manufacturing, medical instrument disinfection, fish farming, swimming pools and ship ballast water treatment. The company has over 80 years' experience in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of UV systems worldwide. For more information please visit the company's website at www.hanovia.com . Hanovia is part of the Fluid Technology division of Halma p.l.c. (www.halma.com) an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology.


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