September 19, 2007
Swan Names Ben Williams as Product
Development Manager for Aeration Products
RIDGEFIELD, NJ – Swan, the world’s
leading producer of aeration and garden hose, is pleased to
announce the appointment of Ben Williams to head up its Aeration
Products division. In his new role, Williams will oversee
the sales and marketing efforts of several new aeration products
currently being introduced to the aquaculture and wastewater
“Ben brings more than a decade of experience in product
development and sales management in the aquaculture industry
to Swan. His outstanding contacts and experience combined
with Swan’s innovative new AeroTube ™ aeration
technology will result in a rapid acceleration of our activities
around the world,” said Gene Zimmerman, Vice President,
Consumer Products Division of Swan.
Prior to his appointment at Swan, Williams served as
Sales Manager for the Americas for biotechnology leader, Aqua
Bounty Technologies. He held a similar position with Magic
Valley Heli-Arc, a global aquaculture equipment manufacturer.
He also spent 5 years with Zeigler Bros., Inc. working in
sales and product development. Williams holds a Bachelor’s
of Science from the University of Utah.
“Ben joining Swan at this time is great news for
Swan and our worldwide team. Having recently developed
an innovative new product in AeroTube ™ which we believe
will bring about a paradigm shift in aquaculture and wastewater aeration, we needed an experienced manager to head up
the project. We found that in Ben” said Jay Kline, President
of Swan Plastics.
Swan is the world’s number one manufacturer of garden hose
and aeration tubing. With five manufacturing facilities in
the United States, one in Mississauga, Canada and an affiliate
in Suzhou, China, Swan produces and ships more garden
hose and aeration tubing than any other company in the world.
Inherent in our product line is a long-standing commitment
to quality, performance and innovation.
For further information please contact:
Mr. Gene Zimmerman – Vice President, Consumer Products
or (201) 941-2900
Mr. Ben Williams – Product Development Manager, Aeration
or (512) 494-5155