NAPOLI, Italy - On May 26, Vanni Vignoli was elected as the 30th President of Europump, the European pump industry association. In an historic first, and in keeping with other such COVID induced adaptations, the election was undertaken digitally as part of the association’s Virtual General Assembly.

An Engineer in the pump sector for more than 20 years, Vignoli has held various positions with Italian pump manufacturer, Caprari, best known for its centrifugal pumps, submersible motors, and integrated solutions for water systems. Most recently as its head of corporate marketing, he has been responsible for both strategic and product marketing activities, whilst coordinating several businesses within the Caprari suite of companies.  However, as of June 1, he will hold the position of research and development director.

Vignoli succeeds Sönke Brodersen in this role