Grundfos United States


Surname: Sims

Educational Background: Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the Univerisity of Louisiana Monroe

Current Position at Grundfos: Country President, USA

Ansell comes with over 30 years Sales, Sales Management, and Commercial Operations experience. He spent 15 years in Semiconductor Distribution Sales with Smith & Associates from 1992-2008,  8 years in Oil & Gas Engineering Consulting with DNV-GL from 2008-2016 as Proposals Manager, then Director of Commercial Operations. He joined Grundfos in 2016 as Director of Customer Service, then as Country President in 2021.


Surname: Franzen

Educational Background: Studies in Business Management, Aurora University

Current Position at Grundfos: Senior Regional Manager Facilities and Machining

Positions before joining Grundfos included various operations management positions with General Signal-Aurora Pump,( 1973-1996) Pentair,(1996-1997) and Yeomans Chicago Corporation.(1997-2009)