New Business Unit manager and new reinforcements for business development in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

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Dr. Anton Felder at the helm of the KISTERS Business Unit Monitoring

Pictured: Dr. Anton Felder, Head of the Business Unit Monitoring at KISTERS Group and its affiliate HyQuest Solutions. (Source: private)

Aachen, February 18, 2021. Dr. Anton Felder has assumed the management of the Business Unit Monitoring of the KISTERS Group as well as its affiliate HyQuest Solutions. Before joining KISTERS, he held various positions at the OTT Group, including President and Managing Director of OTT HydroMet Group and Managing Director of OTT HydroMet GmbH. Dr. Felder, who holds a doctorate in civil engineering, will be responsible for business development at HyQuest Solutions, the KISTERS brand for innovative hydrological and meteorological measuring systems, precision measuring devices and dataloggers.

The sales department of HyQuest Solutions has also been reinforced with the additions of Helmut Hohenstein (Germany) and Dr. Ruwin Pandithage (Austria). Besides direct sales support, Dr. Pandithage will act as Head of Agricultural Meteorology and Mr. Hohenstein will be responsible for sales and business development for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Meteorology expert Kurt Nemeth has headed the Meteorology division as of February 1, 2021. In particular for German and Austrian customers and interested parties, direct contacts are thus available for metrological questions in hydrology and meteorology.

Klaus Kisters, CEO of KISTERS Group: “With Dr. Anton Felder, we now have a high-calibre specialist at the helm of our affiliate HyQuest Solutions, who has specialist expertise and many years of experience, particularly in hydrometry, and – just like his new colleagues – is well known in the industry. I am delighted about these valuable additions for our company.”

About HyQuest Solutions (KISTERS Group)

HyQuest Solutions is the KISTERS brand for innovative precision measuring devices, sensors and dataloggers for the area of environmental monitoring in hydrological and meteorological applications. HyQuest Solutions has more than 40 years of experience in the design, manufacture, sales, installation, and operation of measuring devices e.g. for precipitation, water level and flow measurement as well as data acquisition systems. Customers include weather services, water management authorities, environmental authorities, engineering offices and drainage companies. Headquartered in Aachen, Germany, KISTERS AG acts as an importer into the EU domestic market and is responsible for sales in the regions of Europe (and neighbouring countries), the Middle East and Africa. KISTERS offers integrated solutions for all steps of the data monitoring and management process from sensors to decisionmaking.

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