Armstrong Fluid Technologies re-fill Regional Sales Manager West / Northern Europe position in partnership with GAIN Management Advisors

With over 1,200 employees worldwide and 8 manufacturing facilities on 4 continents, AFT is known around the world as a pioneer and innovator in the development, design and manufacture of intelligent pumps and pumping systems. The Armstrong philosophy is based on a number of core principles: Community, Service, Learning and Innovation. Our client's position today would not have been possible without its outstanding customer collaboration, community support and focus on innovation. Based on this, the company supports its clients in a variety of industries, including hospitality, retail, residential, data centers, industrial, commercial, transportation, education, energy services, government, healthcare, and the pharmaceutical industry. As part of its European growth strategy and to solidify its European market presence, GAIN successfully filled the position of Regional Sales Manager West & Northern Europe in June 2022.

Profilfoto von Cédric MEURENSAlthough the European sales hub is located in Mannheim, the search mandate included the challenge of finding an international sales manager who knows the regional markets in France, Benelux and Northern Europe. With Cédric Meurens, an experienced salesman with an international background from the direct pump competition was finally found. The experienced businessman with a strong technical affinity has worked as a sales manager for well-known companies such as Rehau or Grundfos in his previous professional positions and has excellent market expertise. At AFT, Cédric Meurens sees his further career step in an international sales position, with the opportunity to successfully position the brand in Europe and to actively participate in its growth.

GAIN Management Advisors

GAIN Management Advisors GmbH is a German based but internationally active HR and management consultancy firm. GAIN was founded in 2012 by Wolfgang Doell. The organization operates from the company's headquarters in Kronberg (Taunus) and is managed by the partners Wolfgang Doell and Thorsten Bach. GAIN Management Advisors serves clients in the automotive, manufacturing, construction and real estate industries as well as start-ups and private equity. The service portfolio includes executive search, board advisory, management audits and potential analyses, strategic recruitment, career consulting and diversity & inclusion. Visit us at

Actual Search Mandates

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Head of Engineering Projects



Regional Sales Manager DACH


Hybrid, Mannheim

Manager Supply Chain Management



Sales Manager


Lower Saxony

HR Business Partner