Vlamir Fernandes is joining the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings Inc) as vice president of sales, Latin America.
Fernandes has more than 15 years of filtration industry executive experience at companies including Pall Corp, Filter Specialists Inc (FSI) and Eaton Filtration (Hayward Industries).
From a base in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Fernandes will provide leadership for all of Micronics’ sales and strategic development activities throughout South America, Central America and Mexico.
He succeeds Tim Miller, who left the company in December after many years of service to pursue other opportunities.
Fernandes, who has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade de Taubaté in São Paulo, Brazil, is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
“We are pleased to welcome Vlamir Fernandes to this extremely important executive sales leadership role for the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group. I have had the opportunity to work closely with Vlamir in past leadership roles and I am confident that his results-driven leadership skills and style are an excellent fit for driving the next chapter of Micronics’ sales growth in this important geographic region,” said Bernard Faulkner, president and CEO, Micronics Engineered Filtration Group.
“We believe that his hands-on skills, track record of successfully leading and motivating teams, technical background, and strong multi-lingual fluency are all important assets and we are excited for Mr Fernandes to get to know and provide solutions for customers’ growing filtration needs in the region,” added Faulkner.
The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group includes Micronics Inc, Southern Filter Media LLC, CP Environmental LLC, United Process Control Inc and the AeroPulse brand of APC equipment.