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OPEI announces new officers

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Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has appointed its new officers and board of directors.

| July 17, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced its 2014-2015 officers and board of directors Thursday, which were unveiled during the OPEI annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., June 17-19, 2014.
 
Officers for the 2014-2015 year include: OPEI chairman Paul Mullet, president, Excel Industries; OPEI vice chair Lee Sowell, president, Outdoor Products at Techtronic Industries, N.A., Incorporated; and OPEI Secretary/Treasurer Tim Merrett, vice president of A & T Global Platform and Turf & Utility, Deere & Company. Immediate past chair is Todd Teske, Chairman, President& CEO at Briggs & Stratton Corporation.
 
“OPEI is entering a new era of growth and engagement because of the ground work laid for many years by our board of directors,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of OPEI. “As the voice of outdoor power equipment, utility vehicle, and small engine manufacturers, we are doing more to support manufacturers, advocate on their behalf, educate dealers, and share safety standards and best practices within the industry and with consumers.”
 

 

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