Duluth, MN: September 7, 2017 – GPM, Inc. is pleased to announce the additions of Josh Anderson as Service Engineer, and Mike Hannasch as Senior Sales Engineer for GPM Distribution, Inc. Both Anderson and Hannasch will be based out of GPM’s Twin Cities office located in Apple Valley, Minnesota.
“We are very pleased to add Josh and Mike to GPM,” said Bob Gemuenden, V.P. and General Manager of GPM Distribution. “Josh will bring excellent knowledge and a strong education to our service team, and Mike’s outstanding service history and deep understanding of our pumps will be essential as we expand our services.”
As Service Engineer, Anderson will coordinate GPM’s service workflow while providing technical support to the service team. He will also work closely with GPM’s shop technicians, sales team, customers and vendors. Anderson recently graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
In the position of Senior Sales Engineer, Hannasch will manage the Flint Hills Refinery (FHR) account in Rosemount, MN. Hannasch will work closely with FHR engineering, maintenance, reliability and large projects groups. Darren Wels, GPM’s on-site specialist at FHR, will report directly to Hannasch. Hannasch has been a successful sales engineer in the industry for the past 27 years. He has represented Flowserve pumps and seals along with many other top pump manufacturers. Hannasch will be instrumental in helping GPM Distribution expand its service and fabrication business.