Kent Boström has been appointed IPAF Nordic representative. He started in the new role 1 November 2016.
“The Nordic region is seeing fast-growing demand for IPAF’s services," said Tim Whiteman, IPAF CEO and managing director. "I am delighted that Kent is coming on board to help us further promote the safe and effective use of powered access here. His experience in international marketing and communications, and in-depth knowledge of the industrial and construction sectors make him well-suited to this exciting role.”
Reporting to Romina Vanzi, IPAF head of regional development and MCWPs, Kent Boström brings a wealth of marketing and communications experience form his work with manufacturers in Sweden. This includes a decade developing the marketing and communication strategy for dewatering pump manufacturer Grindex from 2000 to 2010.
More recently, Kent Boström was communications manager at water-powered drilling specialist LKAB Wassara, through his own company KB Communications and as communications manager for ITT Water & Wastewater.
IPAF representatives are responsible for liaising with government and industry organisations, recruiting new IPAF members and training centres, and promoting IPAF’s safety initiatives and training programmes.