Kaeser Names New Director of Sales

Kaeser Compressors, Inc. recently announced the hiring of their new Director of Sales Ed Smiley. Based out of Kaeser’s US headquarters in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Mr. Smiley will lead the sales teams for all Kaeser’s product divisions.

Frank Mueller, president of Kaeser Compressors commented, “We welcome Ed to the Kaeser family and look forward to making full use of his talents to serve our customers as well as our distribution network.”

With over 17 years of industrial sales and product management experience, Mr. Smiley is uniquely qualified to lead Kaeser’s sales efforts in the United States by combining his skills in strategic planning, territory management and sales management. For the past nine and a half years, Mr. Smiley was employed by a European based pump company where he served in various sales and marketing management roles - most recently serving as the Market Development Manager for General Industry and Machine Tool markets.

“I am very excited to join such an enthusiastic and experienced team here at Kaeser. Together, we will continue providing the right solutions for our customers’ compressed air needs with the industry’s most efficient equipment and unmatched after sales service and support.”

Mr. Smiley received his undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University and completed his MBA from The University of Kansas in March of 2010.

Kaeser Compressors, Inc. is the US subsidiary of Germany’s Kaeser Kompressoren. Kaeser offers Sigma rotary screw compressors, Omega rotary lobe blowers, and Mobilair portable compressors to industrial and commercial markets in the United States. Their 120,000 sq. ft facility in Fredericksburg, Virginia supports a national network of factory-trained representatives.

For more information, please call 800-777-7873 or visit us at www.kaeser.com.