The new board will be primarily responsible for providing organizational oversight to the institute
The Hydraulic Institute announced the 2013 board of directors and officers during its annual meeting recently held in Fort Myers, Fla. The new board will be primarily responsible for providing organizational oversight to the institute and guiding the direction of its strategic plan.
Dean Douglas, president of Dover Pump Solutions Group, will remain as chairman of the board. Dennis Wierzbicki, general manager of Grundfos, USA, will remain as HI president.
The board includes three new officers: Michael S. Cropper, director of product development for Sulzer Pumps Inc., was elected to serve as vice president, technical affairs; John Miersma, president and CEO of Iwaki America Inc., will remain as vice president, member services; Andrew Warrington, president of Peerless Pump Co., will remain as vice president, knowledge & education.
Additional Board members include:
Past presidents of the Hydraulic Institute, Al Huber, president of Patterson Pump Co.; Dennis Ziegler, president and CEO of GIW Industries; and Ken Napolitano, president of Xylem Inc - Applied Water Systems, will continue active participation in the organization as ex-officio members of the board.