FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names John Furfey, Industry Director, Oil and Gas
HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, today announced the appointment of John Furfey as Industry Director, Oil and Gas. Based in Houston, Furfey has global management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas activities worldwide as well as long-term vision strategies for development and growth in the severe service market.
Furfey brings more than 30 years of extensive valve industry and global sales experience to the company. Most recently, he served as Director of Partner Accounts at Schlumberger, where he was responsible for developing new partner accounts, supporting global account managers in meeting goals and leading the global project pursuits of major CapEx projects. Furfey’s management experience also includes leadership positions at Cameron International Valves and Measurement division, where he held the position of Vice President of Sales Asia Pacific and China, Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Vice President of Marketing Engineered Valves. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing Energy Group at PCC Flow Technologies.
Furfey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industry and Technology from Northern Illinois University.
“John brings a deep and impressive amount of oil and gas experience that we can use to extend our reach in the severe service oil and gas market,” said ValvTechnologies’ President, Kevin Hunt. “We are excited to have him onboard, adding his valuable contributions to our efforts of a being global leader.”
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, high-performance isolation valve solutions. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, our offices are located in Australia, Canada, China, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, the Middle East, United Kingdom and United States. In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors and independent representatives to service customers around the world.