OPW Names Susan Hathaway Chief Financial Officer

By OPW | Apr 23, 2009

CINCINNATI, OHIO – April 23, 2009 – OPW, A Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in commercial and retail fueling equipment, announced today that it has named Susan Hathaway, Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Hathaway joined Dover in 2001, beginning with OPW Engineered Systems. In 2005, she assumed the position of CFO for OPW Fluid Transfer Group, the parent company for OPW Engineered Systems. She will be replacing Mr. David Harris who is retiring in mid-May of this year. Mr. Harris has served as CFO for the company since 2007.

In March, OPW President, David Crouse introduced a new strategic growth initiative resulting in the company realigning its organizational structure from six business units into three: OPW Fueling Components (OPW-FC), Fueling Containment Systems (OPW-FCS) and Fuel Management Systems (OPW-FMS). Ms. Hathaway will oversee the financial consolidation of these business units as well as OPW's international businesses. Ms. Hathaway will report directly to OPW's President, David Crouse.

"Susan's experience, leadership style, and process-orientation are a great fit for OPW's global growth initiatives. Susan is a key addition to our management team. I look forward to Susan's contribution to our strategic planning and deployment," stated David Crouse, OPW President. "She will be highly instrumental in helping to drive OPW to achieve its business objectives. We are extremely happy she has joined our team."

Susan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Toledo and is a CPA.

For additional information please contact Kelly Klodell at 1-513-870-3134. 

OPW Fueling Components is the global leader in dispensing products, environmental systems, secondarily contained fuel delivery systems, fuel management systems and clean energy fueling products, including dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, LPG, Hydrogen and CNG; swivels, breakaways, valves and fittings; underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping; tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems. OPW is part of the Fluid Management Segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).