Tom Carey, President of the Distribution and Storage Group of Chart has appointed Bill Kelly to the position of Group Vice President of Sales with immediate effect.

Mr Kelly was previously responsible for sales of industrial products, primarily to the welding distributor customer base. Mr Kelly’s new role will encompass the responsibility of sales to major gas producers, national distributors and beverage CO2.

Commenting on Mr Kelly’s appointment, Mr Carey said, “Over the past five years, Bill has leveraged his business skills and industry knowledge to lead our sales efforts in MicroBulk Solutions as well as other Distribution & Storage Group programmes. We are confident that the additional customers now affected by Bill’s appointment will find this to be an enhancement to Chart’s value proposition.”

Bill Kelly has been with Chart Industries since 1999, before which he was employed with Air Products & Chemical Inc. in various Sales and Business management positions since 1988.