OPEI Names 2014-15 Officers, Board of Directors

Opei LogoThe Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has named its 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors during its annual meeting in Florida.

Officers for the 2014-15 year include:

  • OPEI Chairman Paul Mullet, President, Excel Industries
  • OPEI Vice Chair Lee Sowell, President, Outdoor Products at Techtronic Industries, N.A.
  • 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  

Continuing their service on the OPEI Board are:

  • Daniel Ariens, President & CEO, Ariens Company
  • Earl Bennett, Vice President and General Counsel, N/A and L/A – Husqvarna Professional Products
  • Steven Bly, Executive Vice President, Echo
  • Edward Cohen, Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, American Honda Motor Company
  • Tom Cromwell, President, Kohler Engines, Kohler Company
  • John Cunningham, President, Consumer Products Group, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Marc Dufour, President & CEO, Club Car
  • Peter Hampton, President – Active Exhaust Corporation
  • Jean Hlay, President and Chief Operating Officer, MTD Products
  • Michael Hoffman, Chairman & CEO, the Toro Company
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