HAMILTON, OHIO – OPW, A Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in fluid handling solutions, announced today that it has promoted Parrish Evans to the position of Director of Sales for its newly formed Retail Fueling Business Unit. Mr. Evans will assume his new responsibilities effective immediately. He will report directly to Mike McCann, VP & General Manager – OPW Retail Fueling.
In his new position, Parrish will be responsible for developing and leading the North America sales effort for OPW’s above ground and below ground product lines.
“Parrish brings a unique blend of sales leadership skills and industry experience to this mission-critical position,” stated Mike McCann, VP & General Manager – OPW Retail Fueling. “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.”
Parrish 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 February 2010. Before joining OPW, Parrish worked for eight years with Hunt Refining in Tuscaloosa, AL, as the Southeastern Sales and Marketing Representative.
Parrish is a 1993 graduate of The University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Parrish will be based out of Athens, Georgia.
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OPW is the 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 above ground 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 has 1200 employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales offices around the world. OPW is an operating company within the Energy segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).