Siemens announces management changes at USFilter

While at WEFTEC.05 last week, Siemens announced two management changes at its USFilter business. Chuck Gordon has been named executive vice president of USFilter's Systems business and Kevin Trant has been named executive vice president of the company's Services & Products (S&P) business...

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 4, 2005 -- While at WEFTEC.05, Siemens on Monday announced two management changes at its USFilter business. Chuck Gordon has been named executive vice president of USFilter's Systems business and Kevin Trant has been named executive vice president of the company's Services & Products (S&P) business.

Gordon has been a member of the USFilter management team since 1995 where he managed its S&P business. Prior to that, he managed the Water S&P business and was the southern regional manager from 1995 to 1999. Gordon has a bachelor's degree from the University of South Dakota and an MBA from Wake Forest University.

Trant, who will replace Gordon as the head of the S&P business, has been a member of the USFilter management team since 1988, and for the past three years has led the company's Hydrocarbon Group as its general manager. Prior to that, he held several positions within USFilter including vice president and business director for the Water S&P Group, Southeast business unit manager for the Water S&P Group, and manager of business integration for the Process Water Group. Trant received a bachelor's degree in administrative science and mathematics from Colby College in Maine, and completed his MBA at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell.

Both Gordon and Trant will report directly to Siemens Water Technologies CEO Roger Radke in their new positions.

Siemens Water Technologies, delivers cost-effective, reliable water and wastewater treatment systems and services to municipal, industrial, commercial and institutional customers worldwide. The division "Water Technologies" is part of Siemens' Industrial Solutions and Services Group (I&S), which provides innovative solutions and services designed to improve competitiveness in processing and manufacturing industries and in infrastructure. In fiscal 2004 (to September 30) I&S employed a total of 30,000 people worldwide and achieved total sales of EUR 4.290 billion. Visit company websites at www.usfilter.com and www.siemens.com/water.

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In other company news released at the WEFTEC.05 show in Washington, D.C.:
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"Communities Experiencing Reduced Operation and Maintenance Costs with Siemens Cannibal Solids Reduction Process"
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"Agar Integrated Fixed-film Activated Sludge (IFAS) Process Boosts the Performance of Wastewater Treatment Plants"
"Siemens Water Technologies Introduces the Zabocs BTF Odor Control System"
"New VersaDose Controller Incorporates New Technology for Liquid Phase Odor Control Dosing"
"New Siemens Membrane Diffuser for Wastewater Treatment Delivers Air in Wider Operating Range"

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