John Wimberley has been promoted by Taylor-Wharton to the newly created role of global package gas product manager in the industrial gas business in Theodore, Alabama, while Fang Ying has been promoted to the role of general manager – China.

The appointments are part of Taylor-Wharton’s continued investment in its product improvement capability to build customer confidence.

Wimberley has been with Taylor-Wharton for 21 years, with direct work experience in the Asia region since 2006 in a variety of business development and product management roles, most recently as general manager of operations – China.

He will now be focused on the expansion of the company’s global micro-bulk platform and re-design of the beverage carbonation line.

Ying has been promoted to the role of general manager – China, building on a long and successful track record with Taylor Wharton Beijing in Sales, Operations and Customer Service. She has been with Taylor-Wharton for 15 years and is regarded as integral to its success in China to date.

The changes mark a significant shift in Taylor-Wharton’s business operation and will be instrumental in the enhancement of its global product strategy to better serve customers and partners worldwide.

Meanwhile, Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics has also ben busy in the personnel sphere, appointing Tony Litwinchuk as key account sales manager for North America.

Litwinchuk has held senior executive sales positions at both Airgas, Inc. and Toll Gas and Welding Minneapolis, and brings 28 years of industrial gas experience to his new role with Taylor-Wharton.

Litwinchuk will be responsible for the sale of Taylor-Wharton’s cryogenic industrial gas containment products including bulk cryogenic storage vessels, micro bulk vessels, portable liquid cylinders, beverage carbonation cylinders and laser equipment.