CINCINNATI, OHIO – OPW Fueling Components, the global leader in commercial and retail fueling equipment, and sister company OPW Fluid Transfer Group, the global leader in fluid transfer equipment, announced today that they will combine their leadership structures to form the world's largest group focused on the distribution and transportation of critical fluids and fuels. Both companies are within the Dover Energy segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).
Susan Hathaway was named CFO of the combined OPW group. She will oversee the global financial operations for all of OPW. She will continue to report directly to OPW President, David Crouse.
Ms. Hathaway joined Dover in 2001, beginning with OPW Engineered Systems. In 2005, she was promoted to the position of CFO for OPW Fluid Transfer Group, the parent company for OPW Engineered Systems. She joined OPW Fueling Components as CFO in April 2009.
"Susan's experience, leadership style, and process-orientation are ideal for steering the integration of these two great groups," stated David Crouse. "Susan thoroughly understands each of the organizations, having served as CFO for each, so she will be highly instrumental in helping to drive the combined group's efforts and to achieving our business objectives."
Susan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Toledo and is a CPA. She is currently pursuing her Executive MBA from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
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).