Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, announces the promotion of Michael J. Hansen to Vice President of the Western Region and International Operations. Since August 2015, Hansen has been handling the reporting and strategic planning of Asahi/America's sales operations in South America, the Pacific Islands, and, most recently, the company's entrance into the Australian marketplace.
In addition to these responsibilities, Hansen will continue to oversee Asahi/America's team of sales representatives west of the Mississippi River, and assist Asahi/America district sales managers and their distributors with sales and specification efforts for Asahi/America's full family of thermoplastic fluid flow products.
A resident of Pleasanton, CA, Hansen has been with Asahi/America since 2002 as district sales manager. He is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a BS in biochemistry. He has helped guide the growth of the Northern California and Nevada territory during the past decade, and has been instrumental in providing numerous business opportunities for his distributors across a wide array of industrial and municipal applications.