August 16, 2010 - Elvir Kolak has been named president for United States and Canada operations for Moisture Control Services (MCS), a division of Munters AB, to provide overall responsibility for the leadership of the division and its more than 200 employees. MCS’ global division offers complete services for water and fire damage restoration and remediation, and for temporary climate control in construction, industrial, surface preparation and coating, and preservation applications.
duties will include directing financial performance, operations, sales and
marketing, and people management and development. He will be based in Amesbury,
Mass., one of Munters’ U.S. corporate offices.
Kolak, 39, has 15 years of management experience with MCS, most recently
serving as business unit manager – Australia. Prior posts included area
president Asia, area president central and managing director Germany, and area
president continental Europe.
Munters AB, a
publicly owned company, based in Stockholm, Sweden, announced earlier this
summer an agreement to divest division MCS to Triton, a leading private equity
firm. The divestiture is scheduled to take place later this year.
“Elvir has a strong understanding of the MCS division and in-depth experience
in our industry, ideal attributes to lead the MCS team in North America,” said
Morten Andreasen, president of the MCS Division. “He brings to the position a
strong sales and operational focus, a robust understanding of the large and
small claims business, and superb people management skills.”
“MCS has a strong reputation in the U.S. and Canada due to the highly
experienced and technical skill level of our personnel, innovative equipment
and our expertise in total climate control,” said Kolak. “I look forward to
helping MCS increase its footprint and service offerings in North America by
fostering more customer agreements, increasing our national accounts, and
through expansion of our residential services programs.”