Michael Banks Joins Global Specialty Gases
September 27, 2013
Global Specialty Gases added Michael Banks as its director of sales, effective September 23, 2013, according to a Sept. 26 company release. Banks will be responsible for new business development and sales in the United States, and direct the worldwide specialty gases sales efforts of The Global Gases Group.
Banks has more than 27 years of specialty gases sales, marketing, plant operations and customer service experience, according to the release. Prior to joining Global Specialty Gases, he sold specialty gases and hardgoods to universities and research companies for Airgas Inc. He also directed all aspects of specialty gas production for ILMO Products Co., including quality control, filling and analysis of pure and mixed gases and cylinder preparation. His background also includes time with Holox Ltd., and National Welders in a range of sales, marketing, plant operations, production and laboratory analysis positions.
“I’m very pleased that Michael has joined our organization," says Deepak Mehta, president of Global Specialty Gases and managing director and CEO of the Global Gases Group, in the release. "His knowledge and expertise will be of great benefit as we develop our specialty gases business throughout Global Gases’ global footprint.”