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Global Cleaning 2014

| NEWS Jonas New Sales Director for B2B business in AFH in the Facilicom and Piepenbrock. These Persson Hydro Systems cleaning and hygiene industry facility management and out sourcing Photo: Hydro Systems, the world’s as  well as in the healthcare specialists from Italy, Spain, France, Nilflisk-Advance the UK, the Netherlands and Ger- largest independent manufac - sector. many are pooling their broad and turer of chemical proportioning Jens will be building relationships deep exper tise to offer customers and dispensing systems, has in these three countries and pro- throughout Europe high-quality ser - appointed John Shields as its viding hand hygiene solutions vices from one source. Aggregate new European Sales Director. In tailored to fit individual organi- sales of the joint venture total an esti- mated seven billion euros. Together, his new role, he will be respon- zations and industry sectors. Nilfisk-Advance: the six partner companies employ Persson succeeds Jensen ting to the Hydro, Nova and Volu- Bunzl acquires vide services to 32,000 customers.more than 200,000 people and pro-sible for all sales activities rela- Effective the beginning of 2014, metric brands throughout Euro- Bäumer and Protemo Belgian national Dirk Goyvaerts is Jonas Persson took the helm of pe, the Middle East, Africa and London, UK-based distribution and the CEO of United Facility Solutions. Nilfisk-Advance A/S as CEO. India. logistics group Bunzl acquired spe- cialist distributors Bäumer Betrieb- Henry Kruse Polska Jonas Persson succeeded Jørgen John Shields joins Hydro Sys- shygiene Vertriebsgesellschaft and acquires Daunpol Jensen, who, after 15 years with tems with a multi-skilled back- its related company Protemo GmbH, Nilfisk, had resigned and was both based in Tönisvorst near With the acquisition of specialized wholesaler Daunpol by its Polish unit appointed CEO at a company out- John Düsseldorf, Ger many. side the NKT Group.  Shields Whereas Bäumer is principally en - Kruse Group, based in Kiel, expandsHenry Kruse Polska, Igefa partnerPhoto:gaged in the distribution of cleaning Jonas Persson joined the Hydro Systems its market position in Poland. and hygiene and healthcare supplies company after four years with to end users in various market Currently, Henry Kruse Polska serves Stock holm-based Assa Abloy AB, sectors, Protemo focuses on the sale the Polish market with two branches in Wroclaw and Krakow. Another where he was member of the of healthcare related products to logistics center will open soon in Executive Management Board ground in sales, manufacturing the healthcare sector. Aggregated Marki near Warsaw. The 12 sites and head of the Asia-Pacific and finance plus a wealth of revenue of both businesses for fiscal of  Daunpol GmbH will then be 2013 totaled 11.9 million Euros. division. experience gained in senior exe- “The acquisition of Bäumer and Pro- successively integrated into the three Jonas Persson is a Swedish citi- cutive roles within the cleaning temo represents our first step into branches of Henry Kruse Polska. zen and graduated from Lund industry, including with Dudley the cleaning & hygiene and health- For over 20 years, Daunpol has been a specialized wholesaler with 12 University, Sweden, with a MSc. Industries, a subsidiary of Ren- care sectors in Germany,” said Hans branches in Poland. Their customer degree in engineering in 1994. tokil-Initial. He most re cently ser- Georg Wieskus, Managing Director segment includes building cleaners of Bunzl Deutschland. Bäumer and He has an extensive interna- ved as General Manager and and the food retailing industry. Within Protemo will continue expanding tional career background and Group Sales Director for Bright- their service portfolio. “Customers Daunpol’s product assortment, the achieved significant commercial well Dispensers, spe cializing in will immediately be able to draw from core product ranges consist of cleaning chemicals and mobile successes, in particular in the hygiene and proportioning sys- a much larger product spectrum, for cleaning utensils as well as tissue Alfa Laval Group, where he tems. instance a comprehensive range and waste disposal systems. “With headed production in China, and cleaning chemicals or our broad line- the acquisition of Daunpol GmbH, we most recently at Nolato AB and Jens Paul up of disposable packaging solu- are expanding our market share in Assa Abloy. Director, Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Poland consistently thereby under -Photo: Gojotions,” said Martin Bald, Managing During his tenure as CEO, Jørgen Germany. lining our strategy of being a one- stop solution provider,” said Kai Jensen significantly expanded Piepenbrock joins United Kruse, owner of Henry Kruse Polska. the activities of Nilfisk-Ad vance, Facility Solutions increased global marketing efforts, and instituted a strong Gojo: New Business United Facility Solutions is getting Klüh ends involvement in customer focus along the entire Development Manager The Piepenbrock Group will be Multi-service provider Klüh ServiceGreecesupport from Germany and Austria. value chain. “His efforts have US manufacturer of skincare and covering these two countries as a Management, Düsseldorf, is parting created growth in both revenue hygiene solutions Gojo Industries partner in the UFS joint venture with its business in Greece where and earnings and have both Inc. appointed Jens Paul Business based in Brussels, Belgium. The the corporate group (2012 turnover: developed and established Nil- Development Ma nager for Ger- alliance between six European facility 650.8 million Euros) has been service providers, created on 10 July encoun tering a continued difficult fisk-Advance as a global and many, Austria and Romania. Jens 2013, operates throughout Europe. economical situation. strong company,” said Jens Due Paul has been working in the Besides the three shareholders – In 2013, Klüh had a turnover of Olsen, Chairman of the NKT hygiene industry since 1998. He Manutencoop, Clece and Atalian – 29.86 million Euros in Greece, a Board of Directors. has invaluable experience in the joint ventures comprises MITIE, decrease of approximately eleven 6 GLOBAL CLEANING | April 2014  


Global Cleaning 2014
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