LEBANON, Ohio (June 6, 2014) — OPW announced the promotion of Dave Morrow to director of product management for its Chemical & Industrial (C&I) business unit. Prior to this appointment, Morrow was the product manager for OPW Engineered Systems, an OPW brand and the leading manufacturer of loading arm and coupling systems for the safe and efficient loading and unloading of hazardous materials. In this newly formed position, Morrow will report directly to Steve Van Pee, vice president and general manager – OPW Chemical & Industrial.
In his new role, Morrow will be responsible for developing and leading an integrated team of product managers for the C&I Business Unit. Duties will include developing strategies and tactics around product management, development and marketing—with a focus on optimizing the position of C&I products in new and existing markets, both geographically and industrially. Additionally, he will facilitate the growth of new products including product ideation, design, strategy, launch, features, enhancements and performance.
“I am very excited that Dave has been selected for this new and vital role,” said Van Pee. “His understanding of the fluid handling market and product expertise, as well as overall strong business acumen, makes him the ideal candidate for this position. Dave’s passion, knowledge and expertise will help accelerate OPW’s growth and product development efforts.”
Morrow has 18 years of service with OPW, including product management, sales, marketing, product ideation and development, competitor and market analysis, and acquisition due diligence.
Morrow has a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing & finance from the University of Cincinnati.
OPW Engineered Systems provides loading and coupling systems for the safe and efficient loading and unloading of critical hazardous fluids.