Godwin Pumps, worldwide manufacturer and supplier of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming pump with a national U.S. chain of pump rental locations, hired Per Ohstrom as vice president of worldwide marketing and business development. Ohstrom joins Godwin from RSC Equipment Rental, where he served as vice president of marketing.
“With over 15 years of experience in industrial product and service marketing and business development, Per will be relied upon to drive Godwin’s worldwide profitable growth and continued customer satisfaction,” said Godwin president Michel Bakhos.
During Ohstrom’s two-year tenure at RSC, Ohstrom contributed to revenue growth, helping to add 4,000 new accounts and $10 million worth of sales. He was also responsible for a $51 million retail product range and merchandising in 450 branch locations. He held marketing positions at Hagemeyer North America, CHEP, Rohm and Haas, and International Paper.
Ohstrom will report to Bakhos and will oversee Godwin’s marketing, communications, training, product management and worldwide business development and market management.
Godwin Pumps is based in Bridgeport, N.J.