Rick Bacon Named Operations Director for Severn Trent Services in Europe
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Severn Trent Services
580 Virginia Ave., Ste. 300
Fort Washington, PA, 19034-2707
Press release date: April 14, 2010
Previously, Bacon was general manager of Severn Trent Services-Apliclor in Spain
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. - 14 April 2010 - Severn Trent Services, a global leader in water and wastewater solutions, has promoted Rick Bacon to director of operations for its Water Purification division. Bacon will have responsibility for the management of Severn Trent Services Ltd (U.K.) and Severn Trent Water Purification S.p.A. (Italy). His new role includes responsibility for the delivery of projects throughout Europe and the development of the business in line with the company's growth plan. This includes the promotion of proven TETRAŽ wastewater filtration systems as a preferred solution across Europe.
Bacon is currently the general manager of Severn Trent Services-Apliclor in Spain, a role that he will maintain.
Born in England and qualified in economics from Cambridge University, Bacon is an expert in the development of new businesses as well as the integration, acquisition and restructuring of organisations. As such, he has worked with established organisations in Europe, Asia and the U.S.A. such as BP, Williams Holdings, Beatrice Foods, Parity Group and iProfile.
In the course of his professional experience, Bacon has worked in diverse sectors such as energy, chemicals, consumer goods, technology, information technology and financial services.
Bacon was employed as general manager for Severn Trent Services in May 2009 to manage the integration of this multi-national organisation with P.S Apliclor, S.A. of Spain.
About Severn Trent Services
Severn Trent Services (www.severntrentservices.com), with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., USA, is a leading supplier of water and wastewater solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies, and contract operating services. Our analytical services group is the United Kingdom's leading environmental testing organization, and our international operating services business provides worldwide contract operation and support for all aspects of water and wastewater utility operational development and business transformation. Severn Trent Services is a member of the Severn Trent Plc (London: SVT.L) group of companies. Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 company.
About Severn Trent Services-Apliclor
In Spain, P.S Apliclor, S.A. has almost 100 years experience in the treatment of water and has been a part of Severn Trent Services since 2009. The company's headquarters is in Sant Marti Sesgueioles (Barcelona) in a 19,000m2 facility. The technical division designs installations for the treatment of water, both internationally and also within Spain, and carries out the maintenance of these plants, whilst the chemical division sells products for the purification and maintenance of swimming pools.