TEMPE, AZ – ASRC Industrial (AIS), a provider of industrial and environmental services, has appointed industry veteran Bob Nielsen as President of its wholly owned operating company Mansfield Industrial. Mansfield, based in Pensacola, Florida, provides industrial coatings, insulation, scaffolding, fireproofing and industrial cleaning. Nielsen will report to Robert Pelham, President of ASRC Industrial’s Cleaning, Demolition and Remediation operating group.

Most recently, Nielsen served as Vice President and General Manager of K2 Industrial (K2), another ASRC Industrial operating company. Prior to joining K2, Nielsen held leadership roles across the industrial service industry, including serving as Chief Operating Officer at Patriot Environmental, Director of Industrial Services at Clean Harbors Industrial Services and Vice President of Operations at Superior Environmental Solutions.

“I met Bob when he joined K2 in February 2019," said Brent Renfrew, President and Chief Executive Officer, ASRC Industrial. “Since that time, Bob has gained my trust and respect by consistently embodying the traits we look for in leaders at ASRC Industrial, specifically passion, accountability, practicality and urgency. I believe the combination of these character traits and Bob’s industry expertise make him the ideal professional to serve as the President of Mansfield.”

“I’m very pleased to lead the talented and committed Mansfield team to serve our valued customers,” said Nielsen. “I look forward to playing an active role in contributing to the pursuit of the company’s vision to build an enduring, employee-centric, customer-focused industrial services provider.”

Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, AIS is a wholly owned operating company of Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC). AIS is organized within three operating groups: Maintenance, Mechanical and Specialty Services; Cleaning, Demolition and Remediation Services; and Engineering, Inspection and Professional Services. The company has approximately 4,000 employees and operations throughout the United States.