Greg McGiffney joins purolite USA as our West Regional Sales Manager

October 3, 2018 — California, U.S.A. – We are proud to announce that Greg McGiffney has joined Purolite as Regional Sales Manager for the Western territory in the U.S.A. Greg will work with existing customers and develop new business in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. He will report to Oliver Baumann, Sales Director – Midwest, Southwest and West. His official start date was September 24, 2018.

Greg has extensive experience in ion exchange and water treatment, as well as steam engineering, industrial equipment and chemicals. He also has experience in power generation, coatings, industrial controls and material handling. 

He studied Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Irvine and holds an MBA in Business and Economics from the University of Phoenix as well as an MPA from the Keller Graduate School of Management –DeVry University. Greg did his undergraduate studies at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD where he earned a B.S. in Physics. 

A leader in his field, he also holds a U.S. and Canadian patent for an application in mineral scale inhibition. 

An expert at understanding complex problems and breaking them down into solvable pieces, Greg shares Purolite's view of helping customers improve operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, noting that he will work to provide customers solutions and service that exceed expectations.

When asked what he liked most about Purolite, he noted that Purolite values expertise, experience and most of all—collaborative excellence. He hopes to provide a seamless transition of customer and distributor accounts and expand Purolite's reach into new markets and targeted end users. 

Greg truly believes in "Being the opportunity" and states, "I look forward to actively engaging with industrial and municipal customers. It is very exciting to bring excellent quality, cost-effective resin-based solutions to customers that enable process improvement, operational efficiency and environmental benefits within their plants."

Greg speaks English, German and even a bit of Russian.

Greg resides in Bakersfield, California with his wife, Holly, his daughter, Kelly, his son, Kyle and a white Westie rescue pup named Whitney. Outside of work, he enjoys participating in sports (swimming, skiing, golf, etc.); coaching high school track & field; teaching statistics, economics, finance and management as an Adjunct Professor; serving as a member of the Kern County Workforce Development Board; overseeing Kern County Parks as Commissioner of Kern County Parks and Recreation; discussing history; and enjoying east coast pizza (particularly pizza in northern New Jersey where he grew up) and Maryland crabs and all seafood where "Old Bay" seasoning can be used. 

Purolite gives you a big, hearty welcome! We are happy to have you on board.

Contact Information
Greg McGiffney
West Sales Manager
M: +1 661-599-1928


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