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Armstrong FT Names New Data Center Chief

July 20, 2021
As market grows, manufacturer taps industry veteran Simone Walzel for key role. Her experience includes posts at Honeywell, Emerson, and Schneider Electric.


Toronto, Canada, July 19, 2021 – Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that Simone Walzel has joined the company as Global Head, Data Centers. An experienced industry professional with extensive knowledge of data center services and solutions, Walzel has invested more than 20 years in the mission-critical industry.

After launching her career with Honeywell, she has worked in progressively senior roles with Schneider Electric, Emerson Network Power, Stream Data Centers and Vertiv. In her new role, Walzel will lead a global team of sales professionals serving customers directly and through an established partner network. 

“We’re extremely proud that Simone has joined us,” said Joachim Schulz, Armstrong's Commercial Director, Global Building Business. “She is an experienced data center professional and the perfect leader to take on this opportunity”.


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About Armstrong Fluid Technology

With eight manufacturing facilities on four continents, and employees around the world, Armstrong Fluid Technology is known as an innovator in the design, engineering and manufacturing of intelligent fluid flow equipment, control solutions and digital technologies. In the shift toward digitalization and integration of fluid-flow systems, Armstrong leads the industry, bringing edge computing to mechanical systems, approaching energy optimization as a whole-building challenge and advancing the practice of full lifecycle management of mechanical systems.

Focusing on HVAC, Plumbing, Gas Transmission and Fire safety applications, we provide energy-efficient and cost-effective solutions to building and facility professionals around the world. Armstrong Fluid Technology is committed to sustainability. In 2019, Armstrong signed the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, a program launched by the World Green Building Council. As a signatory to the program, Armstrong has pledged to ensure that all its offices and manufacturing facilities operate at net-zero carbon by the year 2030.