Global water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) announced today it has named Hammam Amaireh as General Manager – Middle East and Africa. In his new role, Amaireh will be responsible for the company’s water heater sales operation and water treatment business in the Middle Eastern and African markets.
Amaireh joins A. O. Smith with an extensive background in water filtration, water purification and other water treatment products. Previously, Amaireh worked for Pentair, where he led the Middle East and Africa sales operations.
“Hammam brings an in-depth knowledge of water filtration and water technology that is sure to be of great value to A. O. Smith and our many customers,” said Aninda DasGupta, president – A. O. Smith Holdings SRL. “Having spent his entire career in the water industry, Hammam knows the players and region well, and we’re pleased to have him leading the management and growth of this important market for us.”
Amaireh holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in thermal power from Mu’ta University in his native Jordan. Amaireh will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
About A. O. Smith Corporation
A. O. Smith Corporation, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis. USA, is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. Listed on the NYSE, the company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment and air purification products.