Capital Safety announces new president of Americas

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12 July 2011
Capital Safety announces new president of Americas
Joe Reimer - president of the Americas.

Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA, PROTECTA and UNILINE brands of fall protection equipment, has announced that Joe Reimer has joined the company as president of the Americas region. Reimer has more than 25 years of experience in the global personal protection equipment industry. For the past 15, he has been president of the fall protection division of Dalloz and senior vice president of the height safety group within Sperian Protection and Honeywell.

Reimer has a long history as a strong advocate for height safety and the expansion of fall protection standards including serving as a board member on the International Safety Equipment Association. “Joe’s background in fall protection and drive toward true globalisation makes him an ideal leader for the growth of the industry and our company,” said Anders Pettersson, Capital Safety CEO. “He joins Capital Safety on the heels of a record year, with some phenomenal opportunities ahead of us in 2011 and beyond. With Joe on our team, we will continue to strengthen our leadership position in the U.S. and Canada and increase our aggressive expansion within Latin America.”

Reimer will be based at Capital Safety’s Red Wing, Minnesota, facility and have responsibility over the business in North and South America. For more information contact Capital Safety.

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