Huber announces new president

HUNTERSVILLE, NC, Apr. 26, 2011 -- Huber Technology, providers of equipment for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment, has named Dana Hicks as company president...

Apr 26th, 2011

HUNTERSVILLE, NC, Apr. 26, 2011 -- Huber Technology, providers of equipment for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment, has named Dana Hicks as company president.

Hicks comes to Huber with an expansive background in global business development. Throughout his career, he has been involved in the growth and strategic initiatives for companies with an emphasis on global markets and industries. He has experience in all aspects of the business environment including sales, marketing, strategic planning, operations, analysis and process improvements.

In his prior position as Managing Director of Perlitz Strategy Group, he established their U.S. subsidiary office and provided consulting services to a variety of foreign companies starting and developing business in North America. As Director of US Municipal Sales, North America for Wedeco UV Technologies Inc., he gained direct experience in the potable water and wastewater municipal market. In addition, Hicks brings a broad range of experience in management positions with other notable global manufacturers.

He has numerous professional affiliations and is well known in the Charlotte area as a Chamber of Commerce Business First Ambassador and past Chairman of the Export Advisory Council. As Honorary Canadian Consul, Hicks speaks frequently on Canada-U.S. trade and investment. He is well versed in the trade and investment opportunities for U.S. companies in Canadian markets. He is a long-time member of the North Carolina District Export Council, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The NCDEC is a group of successful exporters, that assists and supports NC companies to grow exports to international markets. He is involved with the Charlotte World Trade Association, the Charlotte World Affairs Council, the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, and serves on the advisory boards for CPCC and Johnson C. Smith University.

Hicks has a Bachelor of Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology; studied as an exchange scholar at the Technical University of Berlin (Germany), and completed management training at Allen-Bradley Management Institute as well as Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

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