PJ Valves ramps up Houston activity with new hire

Source: press release, 3 December 2019

PJ Valves is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of valves for the global energy industry
PJ Valves is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of valves for the global energy industry (photo: PJV)

PJ Valves (PJV), the specialist manufacturer and supplier of valves for the global energy industry, has appointed Kenneth Kmiec as Territory Leader for the Americas to support the company’s ongoing growth in the region.

Kmiec will be based in PJV’s Houston office and will work directly with customers to maintain relationships, build new partnerships and expand the local team. A key element of his role will be to ensure a partnership culture is embedded is all aspects of project work – to enhance the customer-supplier relationship. He brings 25 years of industry experience, having previously worked in various engineering, sales, manufacturing and general management roles at Cameron, Schlumberger and Circor.

Kmiec comments, “PJV is incredibly customer-focused which is very refreshing. I share the company’s dedication to delivering excellent value to its partners, so it was an obvious move for me. I look forward to growing the Houston office, both in terms of customers and employees.”

“Houston is important for PJV, with its base of both domestic and international projects. With PJV’s dedication to its customers and an intelligent partnership model, we can create even more valuable relationships here in the Americas,” he adds.

Dan Munro, Group Managing Director at PJV, comments, “Kenneth has impressive industry connections in Houston which will be vital to supporting the expansion of our business in the region. The US is a key growth market for us, and we want to continue to cement our place here with an unrivalled team of experts. Kenneth is the person to do just that – his industry knowledge is second to none and his passion for the industry is infectious. He understands our business and he will be key in driving our partnership model in the US.”