Rahul Deshmukh Appointed President of Sargent Aerospace & Defense

By OPW | Apr 26, 2013

HAMILTON, OHIO – OPW Fueling Components, A Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in commercial and retail petroleum equipment, announced today that Rahul Deshmukh, Vice President and General Manager of OPW Fueling Components, has accepted the role of President of Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a Dover operating company under the Dover Communications Platform. Sargent Aerospace & Defense is a global supplier of precision-engineered customized components and critical aftermarket services to the aerospace industry. 

“Rahul has been a significant contributor to OPW’s success since joining the company in 2007,” said David Crouse, President of OPW. “We’re excited that he will be able to apply his unique skills and expertise to the success of Sargent Aerospace and to the benefit of its customers.” 

Deshmukh has been an integral part of OPW since 2007. Prior to joining OPW, he worked for Emerson Electric in strategic planning, acquisitions, marketing and business development. Deshmukh will remain in his current role until June 30, and will move into his new position at Sargent on July 1. 

Deshmukh holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the University of Bombay - India and a Masters of Business Administration from the John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

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OPW is the global leader in dispensing products, environmental systems, secondarily contained fuel delivery systems, fuel management systems and clean energy fueling products, including dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, LPG, Hydrogen and CNG; swivels, breakaways, valves and fittings; underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping; tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems.  OPW is part of the Dover Energy Segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).