OPEI board appoints Moll and Duncan to new positions

OPEI board appoints Moll and Duncan to new positions

Tom Duncan will serve as the board's secretary/treasurer position and Rob Moll is now a director.


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – During the recent Outdoor Power Equipment Institute board meeting, the Board of Directors appointed MTD CEO Rob Moll as a director and named Tom Duncan, President and CEO of Positec, to the executive committee as secretary/treasurer.

“As the outdoor power equipment industry continues to evolve, so does OPEI," said OPEI President and CEO Kris Kiser. "Thanks to an engaged Board of Directors, our association remains well-positioned to represent our members’ interests and respond to the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in the coming years.” 

OPEI’s 2019-2020 officers and members of its Board of Directors are:

OPEI Chair: Bjoern Fischer, President, STIHL, Inc.
OPEI Vice Chair: Rick Olson, Chairman, President and CEO, The Toro Company
OPEI Secretary/Treasurer: Tom Duncan, President and CEO, Positec USA
Immediate Past Chair: Dan Ariens, Chairman and CEO, Ariens Company

The other members of the OPEI Board of Directors are:

  • Earl Bennett, President, Husqvarna North America, Husqvarna Professional Products
  • Edward B. Cohen, Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, American Honda Motor Company
  • Tim Dorsey, President, Echo Incorporated
  • Peter Hampton, President and CEO, Active Exhaust Corporation
  • Tim Merrett, Vice President, Global Platform Turf & Utility, Deere and Company
  • Lee Sowell, President, Outdoor Products, Techtronic Industries Power Equipment
  • Todd Teske, Chairman, President and CEO, Briggs and Stratton Corporation
  • Mark Wagner, President and CEO, Club Car
  • Joe Wright, President and CEO, Excel Industries