Dr. Anton Felder, OTT HydroMet exec joins KISTERS AG management

Natural Resources Monitoring Unit scales up business development, market presence

Dr. Anton Felder, photo credit KISTERS AGDr. Felder has assumed management of Business Unit Monitoring of the KISTERS Group and its affiliate HyQuest Solutions. He oversees business development of HyQuest Solutions, the KISTERS brand for innovative meteorological and water monitoring systems, precision measuring equipment and dataloggers.

Dr. Felder, who holds a doctorate in civil engineering, has held various positions at the OTT Group, including President and Managing Director of OTT HydroMet Group and Managing Director of OTT HydroMet GmbH.

HyQuest Solutions scales up its business development and market presence with the additions of Mr. Helmut Hohenstein (Germany) and Dr. Ruwin Pandithage (Austria). The former is responsible for sales and consultation services in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. In addition to sales, the latter serves as Head of Agricultural Meteorology. Meteorology expert Mr. Kurt Nemeth now heads the Meteorology division, for Germany and Austria.

Klaus Kisters, CEO of the KISTERS Group, enthusiastically commented that clients will benefit the most with Dr. Anton Felder, a “high-caliber specialist at the helm of our affiliate (HyQuest Solutions). “The expert knowledge and many years of experience, particularly in hydrometry, and new colleagues who well- known in the industry, are delightful and valuable additions to our company.”

HyQuest Solutions designs, manufactures, sells and services environmental monitoring innovations. Its high accuracy and precision measuring devices, sensors and dataloggers are deployed worldwide for hydrology and meteorology. HyQuest Solutions has more than 40 years of experience in weather and water measuring instruments as well as telemetry systems. Customers include local and national weather services, water management districts, flood control and stormwater utilities, and engineering firms. Its parent company, the KISTERS Group offers integrated solutions for all stages of data acquisition and management -- from sensors to decision-making.

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