Dennis Wierzbicki, president of Grundfos USA, recently served as a guest panelist in a discussion on advancing sustainability and addressing climate change

The discussion took place September 27, at the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Kansas City, MO.

“As a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology, Grundfos is committed to developing products that address the world’s water and energy challenges,” Wierzbicki says. “We believe that industry is part of the solution to a healthier environment.”

Sponsored by BNIM and The Henry W. Bloch School of Management, in affiliation with BASE KC and American Sustainable Business Council, the discussion covered the possibilities for a vibrant future amidst the changing environment.

Grundfos sources report the Grundfos organization’s corporate agenda includes an active commitment to improving the environment. The company contributes to global sustainability by creating technologies that improve the quality of life for people and care for the planet.

“At Grundfos, we believe that business and sustainability can go hand- in-hand,” Wierzbicki says. “Successful companies need healthy societies, and healthy societies need successful companies.”

In other news, Grundfos has appointed Duncan Cooper as president and chief executive officer of the company’s North American region. He succeeds Jes Munk Hansen, who has left the company after five years to pursue other interests.