HOUSTON – May 3, 2013
ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of Zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, has named Edward Ferris as Vice President of Human Resources, announced company President Kevin Hunt.
Based in Houston, Ferris will report to Kevin Hunt and be responsible for global human resource management, organization development and training, and environmental health and safety. In this role, he will lead the development of the organizational capability required to support the continuing growth and globalization of the company.
Ferris previously served as Senior Vice President of Corporate and Organization Development at Del Global Technologies Corporation. Additionally, he has held executive human resource positions at ABB, General Signal Corporation and British Telecom. His roles included human resource management of locations in more than 44 countries on six continents.
Ferris graduated from Manchester University in England. In addition, he holds two post-graduate diplomas in Human Resource Management and is a Graduate of The Charted Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in London.
“Edward has superb leadership skills and is adept at helping to build successful global organizations,” said Hunt. “We are thrilled to have him join our team as ValvTechnologies expands internationally. His previous experience will contribute a new perspective to this growth.”
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of Zero-leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, our offices are located in the United Kingdom, Mainland Europe, China, Middle East, India, Australia and South America. In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors and independent representatives 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 www.valv.com