Vermeersch, director of Engine Products for Donaldson’s European operations, takes over from Tod Carpenter, who has been appointed senior vice president, Engine Products.

“Wim’s demonstrated leadership skills, his relentless drive for results, and his strong commitment to ongoing people development, make him extremely well-suited for leading our European team and accomplishing our strategic growth plans,” said Bill Cook, Donaldson chairman, president and CEO.  

Europe, the Middle East and North Africa currently account for 31% of Donaldson’s total revenues.