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Member News: Key Personnel Changes at HAWE, Badger Meter

Published On November 15, 2017 | By Katrina Schwarz | NFPA Member News

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s updates come from HAWE North America and Badger Meter, Inc. 

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HAWE North America recently announced two promotions of key personnel. Bob Pettit, who had previously been Chief Technical Officer, was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. He has been with the company since 1997 and has experience managing the company’s sales/marketing and engineering teams. Dave Stagg, who had previously been North American Sales Manager, was promoted to Chief Sales Officer and now manages the sales team that covers the U.S. and Canada. He started at the company after it acquired Pacific Fluid Systems in 2013. Read more here.


Badger Meter logo NFPA member newsBadger Meter, Inc. recently announced its appointment of Kenneth Bockhorst to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a newly created position. Bockhorst will oversee manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing, and acquisition activities as well as improvement initiatives and new product development. He brings more than 20 years of global operations management experience to the company and most recently served as Executive Vice President of the energy segment of Actuant Corporation. Read more here.


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