Verweij will be based near Rotterdam where he will support sales and distributors across Europe, and establish a sales presence in the Netherlands.
“I believe SPP Pumps as a company, with its knowledge of the market in both pumps and engineering, is capable of making a significant impact in Holland,” said Verweij. “SPP’s solutions in both water pumps and bespoke projects is unparalleled and I am excited at the prospect of building the business in both Holland and further afield.”
The SPP Pumps Dewatering division offers a range of vacuum-assisted dry self-priming pumps, developed to for rental organisations, contractors, utility companies, open cast mines and municipalities.
Explaining the company strategy behind the new appointment, Duncan Jackson, head of SPP Pumps Dewatering Division, said: “Holland has a lot of land that is below sea level so there is a market here that we want to focus on. Mark is an ideal fit to lead our sales strategy in Holland as he has great experience in the area.”