April 1, 2009Akkerman recently announced that Paul Nicholas has joined its sales and marketing team. He will hold the position of international marketing manager, increasing Akkerman sales overseas for all lines of equipment with a focus on microtunneling systems.
Nicholas brings a 22-year career of trenchless technology and international sales and marketing experience. He was the president of Soltau Microtunneling Inc. and made Soltau the market leader in United States in the 1990s. Prior to joining Akkerman, Nicholas held the position of general manager of The Robbins Co. SBU division. In addition, Nicholas spent 11 years in international sales in the oil services industry and holds a bachelor of science degree in geology. Nicholas currently resides in New Delhi, India.