Insituform Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INSU) has announced that David H. Kroon has been promoted to president of Corrpro Companies, a subsidiary of Insituform.

In the new role, Kroon will have leadership responsibilities for the global operations of Corrpro and will direct Insituform’s strategic plan to grow Corrpro’s international businesses in the Middle East. He will also be charged with identifying opportunities to leverage the Company’s product and service offerings across its global footprint.

Formerly executive vice president and chief engineer of Corrpro, Kroon will continue to oversee Corrpro’s corporate engineering, pipeline, international projects, engineering and manufacturing groups, all of which he has successfully managed for more than 10 years.

Kroon, a member of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers since 1971, was one of the original founders of Corrpro when the corrosion prevention company began in 1984. With more than 40 years of experience in the cathodic protection industry, he has been instrumental in bringing to market a number of significant corrosion prevention technologies that are used throughout the world.

Dorwin Hawn, Insituform senior vice president of energy mining, said, “This is an exciting announcement for Insituform’s Energy and Mining platform and for all of Corrpro. David is well respected by his colleagues, the Insituform management team and the industry as a whole. I’m confident that with David’s leadership and passion for the business, Corrpro will continue its successful track record and be well-positioned for growth in the future.”

As chief engineer of Corrpro, Kroon led the company in thought leadership, research and product innovation. Recently, he has contributed to the development of direct assessment standards and to the execution of numerous external corrosion direct assessment (ECDA) projects. Kroon has a degree in chemistry from Yale University, has been published in numerous industry journals and is a registered professional engineer in 11 states.

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