By Michelle Segrest, Reporting for Modern Pumping Today
A focus on pump system optimization within the entire pumping system has become the strategic vision of the Hydraulic Institute. With the retirement of longtime HI Executive Director Robert Asdal, the direction of the standard-setting organization has shifted recently to reflect new leadership and a changing environment.
After more than twenty-four years under Asdal’s leadership, his June 30, 2015, retirement represented a changing of the guard for HI as longtime association professional Michael Michaud took the reigns. And with the traditional initiatives and mission of the industry-leading association remaining intact, the new leadership brings fresh ideas with a clear focus moving forward.