Dresser Natural Gas Solutions (Dresser NGS), provider of measurement, instrumentation and piping solutions to the natural gas distribution and transmissions markets, has appointed Chris Watkins as district sales manager for its Industrial Products Group. Watkins will be responsible for managing channel partners for the RCSTM actuator brand.
Watkins brings nearly three decades of sales and management experience in the oil and gas industry as well as industrial markets including power, water/wastewater, mining and industries utilising chemical injection pumps and skids. He has been heavily involved with coal-bed methane projects in the US as well as Australia, India, South Africa, China and Indonesia.
Jeff Roach, global sales manager, Dresser Industrial Products, says, “Chris has extensive experience in sales operations and managing distributors throughout the Southeast, Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Most recently, he served as an Asia/Asia Pacific sales director, responsible for establishing international distribution channels, training distributors, and promoting product lines. He will be a valuable asset to our RCS actuator brand, which provides automation solutions to valve and equipment manufacturers and to end users in the commercial, industrial, marine, and power industries.”