JONESBORO, AR - Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, fume and mist collection equipment, has appointed Alan O'Connell Executive Vice President in charge of worldwide operations. 

O'Connell has worked with Camfil APC's parent company, the Camfil Group, Stockholm, Sweden, for more than three decades. He was President and CEO of the Camfil Group for 12 years, stepping down from that post in late 2013 to serve in a senior advisory capacity. During his tenure, Camfil grew to 3,700 employees worldwide and expanded into the North American HVAC and dust collection markets.

O'Connell replaces Lee Morgan, who will resign as Camfil APC President after remaining onboard through the end of the year to ensure a smooth management transition.