Geschäftsleiter Chef Ingenieur
Tom has 45 years of pump engineering experience, alternating numerous times between technical and management positions, depending on organizational requirements. During this time he has visited and worked with customers to help them resolve pumping hydraulic and mechanical problems in over 25 countries, After a 35-year career with WEMCO/Weir, in 2010 he relocated to Switzerland to take over the technical leadership of Hidrostal AG. In 2017, after retiring from Hidrostal, he founded the firm Swiss Flow Solutions GmbH. Swiss Flow Solutions provides worldwide consulting in the areas of mechanical engineering design for pumps, hydraulic and pump system analysis, energy savings analysis, on-site troubleshooting, and training /presentation services.
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Chris received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of California and a Master’s Degree in International Economics & Finance from Brandeis University. Chris is fluent in 3 languages: English, German, and Italian. He was an exchange student at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany. Chris has worked in two countries (U.S. and Switzerland) helping businesses overcome logistical challenges in moving their products around the world. For the last 12 years, Chris has worked as a commercial banker, analyzing businesses and structuring credit facilities to meet their financing needs. Chris has experience with negotiating labor contracts in an international business environment.
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