Dan Dorran, has been named vice president of Seismic.

Dan Dorran, has been named vice president of Seismic, effective January 1, 2013, in order to develop the Atlas Copco Rental business in the seismic applications market. The seismic rental business represents a new application and business for Atlas Copco Rental that fits nicely in the specialty rental portfolio.

"We are very excited about this new business opportunity, and are confident with Dan’s business development experience that he will do a great job growing the seismic rental business in the USA and Canada. We are fortunate to rely on Dan’s extensive sales experience, technical background, training and communication skills, and product and application knowledge," says Scott Carnell, Atlas Copco Rental’s president for the US and Canada.

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9).

Specialty Rental is a division within Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area. It serves customers in the industry segments around the world with temporary air and power rental solutions. The specialty rental services are offered under several brands. The divisional headquarters is located in Houston, US.