With the object of strengthening Group Management, the Board of Grundfos Management A/S decided to appoint Market Segment Director, Carlo Prola (49), member of Group Management as from January 1, 2002.
Mr. Prola joined the Grundfos Group in 1988 as General Manager of Grundfos in Italy and in 1995 he was appointed Regional Director of Grundfos' south European region. In 1999 he moved to Denmark to become head of the Water Supply/Waste Water segment.
Mr. Prola is a mechanical engineer with a number of supplementary courses in economy, marketing, and management.
With this appointment Grundfos Group Management will have the following members: Niels Due Jensen, Group President, Poul Vesterbæk, Vice Group President, Jens Jørgen Madsen, Carsten Bjerg, and - from Jan. 1 - Carlo Prola, Executive Vice Presidents.