Kansas City, MO - Dover Resources, a division of Dover Corporation announced today the promotion of David Crouse to the position of President of its OPW Fluid Transfer Group effective April 1, 2007. Crouse will take over for John Anderson who is retiring as the group's President, a position he has held since the group was formed in 1998. David will report directly to Dover Resources President, David Ropp.
Crouse joined Dover Resources in 1999 as Vice President of Latin America and Asia Pacific for the company's OPW Fueling Components group, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2003, he was promoted to the position of Vice President and General Manager of OPW's Dispensing Products and Clean Energy Business Unit. Since January 2005, David has been President of OPW Fuel Management Systems based in Chicago, Illinois. OPW Fuel Management Systems is a global leader in the design and manufacture of electronic tank gauging and automated fuel control systems.
David earned a Marketing Degree from Miami University in Ohio, and a Masters Degree of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.
"David is leaving OPW Fuel Management Systems with a strong management team in position and a pipeline of new products in development," stated Craig McNeill, President OPW Fueling Components. "In addition, he and his team have made solid progress on its six sigma and lean manufacturing initiatives over the past two years and have an effective strategic and tactical plan in place to ensure the continued growth of the company."
OPW Fluid Transfer Group, organized in 1998 and part of Dover Corporation, is comprised of market-leading operating companies – each dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing world class solutions that assist in the safe handling and transporting of hazardous bulk products. The Group is comprised of three market units: Chemical and Industrial, Rail and Cargo Tank, and the following market-leading operating companies: OPW Engineered Systems, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, Knappco and OPW Fluid Transfer Group – Europe. The company has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Brazil and India; it has sales offices in Singapore, and Shanghai. For more information, please visit www.opw-ftg.com.