HASA New Hires

HASA, Inc. Hires New COO, Expands C-Suite


HASA, Inc., a leading provider of premium liquid sodium hypochlorite solutions for recreational, municipal and industrial water sanitization, announced several promotions intended to support the brand’s growth. 

Rob Bzdil was promoted to chief commercial officer and president of chlor-alkali, Angela Tran was promoted to chief strategy officer and industry veteran Mark Adams joined the team as chief operations officer. 

As a long-standing, valued member of HASA’s senior leadership team, Rob Bzdil will oversee all aspects of sales, marketing, customer service and product management, as well as direct the general management of all interactions with the broader chlor-alkali chemical industry and supply chain.

Joining HASA in 2017, Angela Tran previously served in the role of senior vice president of operations. In her new capacity, she will be responsible for all aspects of development, analysis, confirmation and implementation of large projects, including future mergers and acquisitions, as well as enhancing commercial, pricing and operational excellence for HASA. 

The appointment of Mark Adams as COO furthers HASA’s commitment to continue a path of safety, quality and exceptional just-in-time delivery of specialty solutions to the water treatment markets it serves. Adams comes to HASA with 29 years of experience in various industries, including specialty chemicals, polymer systems and building and construction. He will oversee all aspects of manufacturing and fulfillment operations for the company, including production, transportation, environment, health and safety, sustainability, engineering and continuous improvement. He will report directly to HASA president and CEO, Chris Brink. 

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HASA also announced the following executive promotions and management realignment: 

  • Rick Sawin will assume the role of senior vice president of sales, pools and distribution. 
  • David Johnson will assume the role of senior vice president of engineering, compliance and research and development. 
  • Randy Johnson will assume the role of vice president of sales, pools and distribution. 

Additionally, following HASA’s recent acquisition of Orenda Technologies, a leading producer of professional-grade specialty pool water treatment chemicals, recent organizational changes include the following: 

  • Jarred Morgan, formerly president of Orenda Technologies, will assume the role of vice president of sales and ancillary products for HASA. 
  • Eric Knight, formerly vice president of business development for Orenda Technologies, will assume the role of vice president of marketing for HASA.  

“The key to HASA’s success as the preeminent water treatment solutions provider in the western U.S. for nearly 60 years has been the quality and integrity of the exceptional group of accomplished, energetic and knowledgeable professionals who comprise our team,” says Chris Brink, president and CEO of HASA, Inc. “The individuals appointed and promoted are seasoned leaders within the water management and chemical industries, and — along with our valued team of over 600 people — they will take us to new levels in the future.” For more information about HASA’s sodium hypochlorite solutions for recreational pools, municipal water and industrial and commercial water applications, please visit www.hasa.com

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