Princeton Junction, NJ – September, 2018 – MISTRAS Group is pleased to announce that Kenn Kerr has joined MISTRAS as Group Vice President of Sales – Services & Products for North America.

As Sales Group VP, Kenn is responsible for maximizing MISTRAS’ North American sales in the Services and Products & Systems Divisions. He’ll do so by identifying market trends, developing plans to target them, and ensuring that sales align with the company’s strategic goals, including enhancing the integration of operations across divisions.

“Kenn is an accomplished leader who is skilled at driving sales of cross-functional, integrated services and products,” said Dennis Bertolotti. “We’ll rely on Kenn to lead and continuously develop a team of motivated sales personnel to maximize MISTRAS’ sales revenue.”

“I’m excited to work hand-in-hand with MISTRAS’ dedicated sales and operations teams,” said Kenn Kerr. “There is a tremendous amount of expertise in this company. Enhancing collaboration across the organization will help us to continue delivering value-added solutions that address our customers’ needs.”

Prior to joining MISTRAS, Kenn spent over 20 years working in multiple divisions at Air Liquide, a global leader in gases, technologies, and services for a multitude of industries. Most recently, Kenn served as the Director of Sales & Business Development – Americas for Air Liquide Engineering & Construction. Among other initiatives, he recently led the development and implementation of a new sales strategy to re-brand Air Liquide’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology, engineering, and services portfolio in North America. He also led senior-level Sales & BD teams to develop, negotiate, and contract projects across multiple technologies and geographies.

Kenn started his career with Air Liquide in the mid-1990s, serving in various Business, Project, and Business Development Management roles, along with operating as the Director of Commercial & Proposal Management. Kenn earned an MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.