ValvTechnologies, Inc., the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions announces the appointment of David Birks as Regional Sales Director for the Middle East and Africa. Birks is responsible for leading ValvTechnologies’ business growth in these important strategic regions. He will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the valve manufacturing industry, Birks brings extensive international sales and business management experience to ValvTechnologies. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Sales Project Pursuit for Emerson Valves, based in Dubai. Before that, Birks was the Vice President, Fisher Isolation Valves at Emerson Fisher. Birks has also previously held management positions at Tyco Valves and Controls, Saudi Electric Supply Company and Keystone Group.
Birks holds a certificate in Mechanical Engineering and Fluid Dynamics from Sydney Technical College in Australia.