Anders Christiansen, the new regional business director, Building Services for Grundfos Asia Pacific.
Anders Christiansen, the new regional business director, Building Services for Grundfos Asia Pacific.

Grundfos has appointed Anders Christiansen to the role of regional business director, Building Services for Grundfos Asia Pacific with effect from 1 July 2018.

In his new role, Christiansen will lead the business operations and growth of the Grundfos Building Services portfolio in the region, which supplies pumps for use in and around the home and commercial buildings.

He succeeds Hasan Avci who has moved on to a new role at Grundfos as the regional director, Strategy, Commercial Excellence & Marketing, East Europe, West Asia, Middle East & Africa.

Prior to this appointment, Christiansen was the business development director at Grundfos in Denmark, where he was responsible for Domestic Cold Water Solutions. He has been working with Grundfos for more than eight years, having joined the firm in 2010 as a business development manager for Domestic Building Services.

Before joining Grundfos, he held a number of positions at Danish moulded fibre packaging company Brødrene Hartmann, including business unit manager in Malaysia and business director in Denmark.

Kim Jensen, regional managing director of Grundfos Asia Pacific, said: “I am looking forward to working with Anders to strengthen our Asia Pacific business in commercial and domestic building sectors. His extensive experience in business development both in and outside of Grundfos will be instrumental in driving our growth in the region.”

Christiansen holds a Master’s Degree in International Marketing from the University of Southern Denmark and a Diploma in Advanced Business Development.