Jonesboro, Arkansas, December 9, 2016 – Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has appointed Graeme Bell to the position of vice president, Camfil APC Americas.
Bell will relocate from Europe to Camfil APC corporate headquarters in Jonesboro, Arkansas, where he will hold full responsibility for the manufacturing, technical and training facility here as well as North and South American sales operations for the company’s dust, mist and fume collection products. He states: “I very much look forward to leading the Camfil APC business in the Americas and delivering substantial growth in line with our global strategic initiatives.” Bell will report to Christian Debus, global executive vice president of Camfil APC.
In the four years since Bell joined the company, Camfil APC has promoted him to a succession of sales and general management posts in Europe. His most recent title was vice president, Camfil APC Europe, where he handled UK, German and Czech operations including manufacturing sites as well as full strategic growth responsibility for Europe.
Bell comes to Camfil APC with 26 years’ experience in the air pollution control industry. Directly prior to joining the company, he was global market manager for Porvair Filtration Ltd, Fareham, UK, a manufacturer of liquid and gas filtration products. Before that, he spent nearly 14 years with Donaldson Filtration IAF, Leicester, UK, where he started as an area manager and eventually became a country manager for the Industrial Air Filtration Division, which markets dust collectors and aftermarket filters in the UK. Bell holds a diploma in mechanical engineering, and his professional experience also includes several technical and sales engineer positions.