Florida-based CO2Meter has appointed Travis Lenander as its new owner and CEO to “ensure continuity in the business and future success”.

The high-quality gas detection and monitoring device designer and manufacturer today said it had made these changes in ownership and management structure to prepare the company for the next phase of growth.

Irene and Ray Hicks, former CO2Meer CEO and President respectively, have stepped down to take active roles as CEO and President of CO2Meter’s new sister company GasLab.com, focusing on sensor technologies.

Explaining the change in the guard, Irene Hicks said, “Travis has made significant positive impacts in our total business that helped our overall strategy and structure. We have positioned the business for continued future growth.

“He provides great leadership, dedication and continues to push the development of CO2Meter in terms of innovation, advancement and longevity.”

“Ray and I are completely confident in Travis and his ability to continue to grow the CO2Meter business, retain our dedicated staff, as well as servicing our current and new customers effectively.”

Lenander joined CO2Meter in 2017 as the Vice-President of Operations, leading the company’s supply chain, manufacturing and engineering upgrades, while taking an active role on the company’s management team.

Commenting on his new role, Lenander said, “I look forward to building upon the outstanding foundation with future product innovation, technology advancements, furthering our application reach, and to finding talented employees that will continue our growth trajectory.”

Ray Hicks will remain on as Manager of Engineering at CO2Meter, to lead the engineering department, R&D and provide support in advancing CO2Meter’s current gas detection technologies and product innovation.