Senscient, a provider of advanced gas detection products, has appointed Kevin Dean as European Sales Manager – due to his background in industrial fixed gas detection as well as product and market management.

Dean will focus on international business growth through sales of Senscient ELDS™ Series 1000/2000 Open Path Gas Detectors in the European market.

“Senscient is extremely excited to welcome Kevin Dean to our sales team.  With his impressive background and passion for the industry, he will be a true asset to the company as well as our European customers,”

says Jean Berthold, Vice President and Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Senscient.

Most recently, Dean served as product line manager for Xtralis, a manufacturer of fire detection and security products, including the world’s leading “VESDA” aspirated smoke detection (ASD) product range.

In this position, he was responsible for the product definition and market introduction of their gas detection products.

With over twenty years of experience in the gas detection industry, Dean previously held leadership positions at Honeywell Analytics Ltd. and Zellweger (now Honeywell) Analytics Ltd.

Dean holds a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom, as well as a Higher National Certificate in Engineering.