Xylem Water Solutions managing director Duncan Lewis has officially taken over as the president of trade body the British Pump Manufacturers Association.
Lewis was congratulated by the previous incumbent Peter Reynolds, MD of Grundfos Pumps, at a ceremony held during the BPMA annual general meeting (pictured).
Commenting on his appointment, Lewis said: “It fills me with pride and excitement to be given this opportunity to head this organisation as president. I look forward to the experience and challenges this will bring as we work together to continue to raise the voice of the pump industry and increase sector awareness.”
BPMA director and chief executive Steve Schofield praised the new president for his lengthy support and role within the association.
“Duncan has worked hard to encourage the uptake of technical support and pump technology training to members, operators and purchasers of pumping equipment.
“He has been hands-on from the start and has played a vital role in the association as vice president. No doubt he will call upon this experience during presidency.”