PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Hydraulic Institute has appointed Mark J. Sullivan as its new Director of Education and Training. Sullivan will support Pump Systems Matter (PSM), a 501(c)3 education/training organization affiliated with the Hydraulic Institute. He will lead all strategic development, marketing and PSM educational programs as well as personnel certification initiatives. The focus of much of the training offered by PSM is on ways to improve the profitability of end-users in their use of pumps and pumping systems, focusing on pump systems optimization and energy savings.

Sullivan brings a wide range of international corporate experience in electronic technologies, healthcare and the pump industry as well as a diverse training and educational background.  Most recently, he served as Chief Marketing Officer at Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH. In this role, he further expanded Wittenberg’s enrollment and developed new educational opportunities. Over the last several years, Sullivan developed and executed new strategic initiatives to penetrate untapped markets in the United States and created revenue opportunities for the institution.