John Mitchell named to oversee KSB SupremeServ, By GIW Minerals locations in North America

John MitchellJohn Mitchell, the recently named director of North America service centers for GIW Industries, Inc., will oversee KSB SupremeServ by GIW Minerals (GIW) and its three service centers in Mulberry, FL, Thomson, GA, and Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada as part of his new role.

“John is a perfect fit to help us grow our KSB SupremeServ brand in North America in our GIW service centers,” said Jan Avramov, vice-president of KSB SupremeServ North America. “We’re very pleased to have someone of his calibre join us as we expand our service business.”

Mitchell is a 20+ year veteran in the pump and pump service industry directing operations in North America as a senior operations executive for companies including ABS Pumps USA, Inc., and Sulzer Pump Solutions, Inc. In his most recent role as Director of Service and Aftermarket Sales for Grundfos Pump Corp., he was responsible for developing the aftermarket strategy development and execution.

“I am thrilled to join KSB and the KSB SupremeServ team at a dynamic period for the company. The mission to grow KSB’s service business and providing best-in-industry technology to customers is exciting,” said Mitchell.

John and his wife Sheila currently live in Connecticut, will be relocating to the Georgia area during 2020. John is an avid bass fisherman, and also enjoys music and sports.


KSB SupremeServ North America, a division of KSB, is a strategic network of service locations throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico that specialize in pump and valve services and after-market parts. KSB SupremeServ provides full-service manufacturing, 24/7 repair, maintenance, training, and other engineering services.

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