OPW Promotes Moye to VP of Global Marketing

Promotes Evans to director of sales for newly formed Retail Fueling unit

Published in CSP Daily News

Keith Moye (left), Parrish Evans

Keith Moye (left), Parrish Evans

HAMILTON, Ohio -- OPW, A Dover Co. and a global leader in fluid handling solutions, has announced that it has promoted Keith Moye to vice president of global marketing. Moye will report directly to OPW president David Crouse.

Since 2008, Moye has served as the vice president of sales and marketing for OPW Fueling Components, North America. Sales responsibilities will be handled within the four individual OPW business units.

In May 2013, as part of a broader global growth initiative, Dover combined the leadership structures of OPW Fueling Components and OPW Fluid Transfer Group. Today, OPW has four business units: Retail Fueling, Electronic Fuel Management Systems, Transportation and Chemical & Industrial, as well as global operations in Europe, Asia, India and South America.

In his new role, Moye will be responsible for all activities related to the development and implementation of global corporate marketing, market development strategies, market research and planning, cross business/cross regional initiatives, major trade shows, as well as strategic direction for major go-to-market initiatives. In addition, he will be responsible for directing research aimed at improving current products and generating ideas for new products, services and prevailing technology. Finally, he will lead the M&A pipeline process. Under his leadership will be Marketing, Tech Service and Sales & Technical Training.

"As a large global organization, it is imperative that we have a unified brand identity, coordinated go-to-market strategies and marketing initiatives, as well as robust data-driven marketing systems to guide our global growth aspirations," said Crouse. "Keith is uniquely qualified to provide this leadership."

OPW also has promoted Parrish Evans to the position of director of sales for its newly formed Retail Fueling business unit. Evans will assume his new responsibilities effective immediately. He will report directly to Mike McCann, vice president and general manager of OPW Retail Fueling.

In his new position, Evans will be responsible for developing and leading the North America sales effort for OPW's aboveground and belowground product lines.

"Parrish brings a unique blend of sales leadership skills and industry experience to this mission-critical position," said McCann. "Having served as the eastern regional sales manager since early 2010, he has a proven track record and reputation for managing a highly effective sales team. We are very pleased that Parrish has accepted this new position. He is precisely the person we need to drive implementation of our new Retail Fueling growth initiatives."

Evans has 17 years of experience in the petroleum industry working with distributors, jobbers and convenience store companies. He joined OPW in 2004 as a district sales manager in the Southeast Region before being promoted to his current position as eastern regional sales manager in Feb. 2010. Before joining OPW, Parrish worked for eight years with Hunt Refining in Tuscaloosa, Ala., as the southeastern sales and marketing representative.

Hamilton, Ohio-based OPW is a global leader in fully integrated fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of critical petroleum-derived fluids from the refinery to the commercial and retail points of consumption, including loading systems, rail and transport tank truck equipment, tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems, valves and fittings, underground and aboveground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping, fuel dispensing products, including swivels, breakaways, industrial and automatic dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels and clean energy fueling nozzles and accessories for LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW is an operating company within the energy segment of Dover Corp.