Los Angeles-based PolyCera Membranes has hired Chad Dannemann as business development engineer.

Dannemann brings more than 20 years of experience in the water industry to his new role at PolyCera Membranes, with expertise in water purification and wastewater treatment and reuse. He has been involved in many membrane-based advanced water recycling and ZLD projects in design, project management and business development capacities.

Before joining PolyCera, Dannemann held positions in business development, engineering and R&D, serving as regional director for Desalitech, capital sales engineer at USFilter, business development manager at Severn Trent, and R&D manager at Ashbrook-Simon Hartley and Alfa Laval.

He holds several patents in the area of cloth media filtration and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University.

“We are pleased to welcome Chad to PolyCera. His experience and expertise further strengthen our growing team and will be invaluable as we work together to make PolyCera a global leader in membrane process separation technology,” said Simon Marshall, CEO and president of PolyCera Membranes.

A Water Planet company, PolyCera Membranes develops and markets next-generation membrane technology for industrial wastewater treatment and process separation.