ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names David Birks Regional Sales Director

Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 | By: Linda Goodrich


ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names David Birks Regional Sales Director


HOUSTON, TX. – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions is pleased to announce 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. Prior to 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.

“David has a proven track-record for uniting global teams to work together effectively,” said President Kevin Hunt. “Pair this with his depth of industry and regional knowledge, he is an exciting addition to our global executive team. I am confident that ValvTechnologies will be able to significantly extend its presence in the Middle East and Africa under David’s leadership.”

Birks holds a certificate in Mechanical Engineering and Fluid Dynamics from Sydney Technical College in Australia.

About ValvTechnologies
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, high-performance isolation valve solutions providing an unsurpassed level of severe service isolation services and reliability to customers in the fossil power, nuclear generation, upstream oil and gas, downstream and chemical processing, mining and minerals, pulp and paper and other specialized industries.

Employing more than 400 people worldwide, ValvTechnologies has offices in Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States.

In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors, independent representatives and authorized repair centers to service customers around the world.

To find out more about the products and services offered or to locate a representative, visit our website at Connect with ValvTechnologies on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.