CHICAGO (Feb. 11, 2014) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) elected George Harris, CEO and founder of Hydro Inc., as president of the HI Board of Directors.

Responds George Harris, "I am honored to be asked to serve the Institute at a very exciting and challenging time in its history. HI will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2017. I look forward to working closely with my colleagues throughout the industry on important initiatives which include training, energy improvements and expanding global relationships."

The board is responsible for providing organizational oversight to the Hydraulic Institute, which is a global authority on pumps and serves as a forum for the exchange of industry information.