Viking Pump appoints new hires

Viking Pump has hired a new vice president of sales and a new general manager of parts and service.

Kerry Baskins, Viking Pump’s new vice president of sales, is now responsible for the worldwide sales for Viking Pump and Wright Flow Technologies products.

Baskins worked in sales and marketing with Viking Pump from 1990-1997. Since then, he has worked at Liquid Handling Systems of San Diego, JCI Industries and, most recently, as vice president of Grundfos Pumps. Baskins holds a bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Bill Canady, Viking Pump’s new general manager of parts and service, will lead the newly-assembled parts and service team in building a portfolio of Genuine Parts and kits for the Viking Pump and Wright Flow brands.

Canady previously served as vice president of marketing for Viking Pump.