OPW Fluid Transfer Group Appoints Richard Wei Vice President — Asia/Pacific

Написано OPW | дек 09, 2011

Lebanon, OH – December 9, 2011 – OPW Fluid Transfer Group, A Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in providing expert solutions for the safe and efficient handling of hazardous liquids, announced today that it has named Ross Pliska Vice President of its Transportation Business Unit. Mr. Pliska will assume his new responsibilities effective January 1, 2012, and will report directly to OPWFTG president, Tim Warning.

As part of OPWFTG's strategic growth initiative, in 2009 the company was organized into two global units: OPWFTG Global Transportation and OPWFTG Global Chemical & Industrial. Mr. Pliska will oversee the global Transportation Business Unit that markets Civacon, Knappco, Hiltap, OPW Engineered Systems and Midland brand products. OPWFTG products are designed specifically to provide for zero harm performance, helping to safeguard people and the environment in the handling of hazardous bulk products.

"Ross brings solid expertise and an impressive record of accomplishment in manufacturing, engineering and sales," said Warning. "He possesses a demonstrated history of leadership while at other Dover companies. He has been a key contributor to the growth and success of both Alberta Oil Tool and Norris Production Solutions. Ross is the perfect person to provide the kind of business unit leadership we need in helping us achieve our strategic growth initiatives."

Ross earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Mason, OH – January OPW Fluid Transfer Group, A Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in providing expert solutions for the safe and efficient handling of hazardous liquids, announced that it has named Richard Wei its Vice President — Asia/Pacific. Mr. Wei assumed his new responsibilities effective January 1, 2012, and reports directly to OPWFTG President, Tim Warning. Mr. Wei has full responsibility for OPWFTG's operations in Suzhou, China and Chennai, India, as well as full sales and marketing responsibilities for the Asia/Pacific Region. He is located in the Dover Corporation Shanghai regional headquarters.

"Richard brings solid experience and a strong track record in leading various growth businesses, alliances, joint ventures, and acquisitions," said Warning. "In his new role, Richard is responsible for achieving our aggressive revenue and earnings targets for the Asia/Pacific region."

OPWFTG is comprised of market-leading operating companies — each dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing world class solutions that assist in the safe and efficient handling of hazardous bulk products. The Group is comprised of two business units: OPWFTG Global Transportation Business Unit and OPWFTG Global Chemical & Industrial Business Unit. The company's market-leading brands include: OPW Engineered Systems, Hiltap, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, and Knappco.

Mr. Wei earned his Bachelor of Science and Masters in Chemical Engineering from the University of New South Wales in Australia. He is a proven global business leader with 20 years of experience. Mr. Wei is multilingual and fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. Most recently, as General Manager, he contributed to the General Electric Intelligent Platform. Prior to that, he contributed to the success of Emerson Electric for fourteen years as a Business Director and Operations Manager.

OPW Fluid Transfer Group, organized in 1998 is part of Dover Corporation and is comprised of market-leading operating companies — each dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing world class solutions that assist in the safe and efficient handling of hazardous bulk products. The Group is comprised of two business units: OPWFTG Global Transportation Business Unit and OPWFTG Global Chemical & Industrial Business Unit. The company's market-leading brands include: OPW Engineered Systems, Hiltap, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, and Knappco. The company has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Brazil and India and sales offices in Singapore and Shanghai. For more information, please visit www.opwftg.com.