Swagelok Co. has announced the appointment of Deric Wallace to regional director of Europe. In this role, Mr Wallace will be responsible for all aspects of business development and sales and service support within the region. Mr Wallace joined Swagelok Co. in 1996 as a project manager. In 1999, he was appointed manager of the European Technical Center at Swagelok AG in Switzerland. In 2003, he was promoted to business development manager for the European region. His role expanded in 2007, when Mr Wallace was named regional manager for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. His work focused on the development and execution of the strategic goals of the region.