APV Appoints New Global PHE Sales Director


APV, part of SPX Corporation, is delighted to announce the appointment of Charles Ruben to the position of Global Plate Heat Exchangers Sales Director with immediate effect.

Charles most recently held the global position of General Manager for Alfa Laval’s Market Unit for Vegetable Oil Technology. In joining APV he brings eight years’ expertise from Alfa Laval in Profit and Loss management, together with extensive professional experience as a leader in sales and general management. The APV plate heat exchanger business will benefit from Charles’ proven track record in managing large businesses, his thorough knowledge of sales, solution selling and customers around the world.

Gilles Acogny, Vice President Sales and Marketing for APV, comments “Charles’ appointment will greatly improve APV’s focus on the Plate Heat Exchanger market, our sales coverage globally and will drive consistency in the management of our sales activity.”

About APV

APV, part of SPX Corporation, is a world leader of high quality process technologies and engineering solutions for the food, pharmaceutical, healthcare, power generation, chemical and petrochemical industries. APV’s range of manufactured products includes heat exchangers, water desalination units, homogenisers, as well as pumps and valves for hygienic and nonhygienic applications.

APV's services extend far beyond the product itself. From manufacturing the equipment to offering our customers an extensive, global network of after-sales parts and services, APV ensures that the equipment performs to optimum efficiency throughout its lifetime.

APV solutions are supplied through its global network of sales and service offices located in more than 40 countries throughout the world.

About SPX

SPX is focused on providing solutions that support the expansion of global infrastructure, with particular emphasis on the growing worldwide demand for energy and power. Its innovative product portfolio, containing many environmentally friendly products, includes cooling systems for all types of power plants throughout the world; custom engineered pumps, valves and mixers that assist a variety of flow processes including oil and gas exploration, distribution and refinement; handheld diagnostic tools that aid in vehicle maintenance and repair, and power transformers that regulate voltage for electrical transmission and distribution by utility companies.

SPX is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and employs over 17,000 people worldwide in over 30 countries.

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