Propellant, refrigerant and specialty gas products manufacturer Diversified CPC International has appointed David Burks as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Confirming the appointment on Wednesday (20th April), the Illinois, US-based firm said Burks will be in charge of continuing its success, as well as focusing on directing future growth and furthering sustainability initiatives.

Burks will lead with the advisement of Bill Auriemma, Diversified CPC’s CEO.

Bill Auriemma, CEO of Diversified CPC International, said, “David is a solid leader who will bolster our growth within key markets that have increasing needs for high-purity gases.”

“He is committed to or core valves, which include environmental, social and corporate governance. He is exceptionally qualified to further the evolution of our company.”

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Source: Diversified CPC

On his new role, Burks added, “I am honoured to take on this role and I am excited about the prospects that lie ahead for our company.”

“I look forward to working with the Diversified CPC team to identify and leverage opportunities that contribute to helping us achieve our strategic growth plan and align with our core values.”

Burks joined Diversified CPC in 2018 as executive vice-president. Prior to his role within the company, Burks worked at Worthington Industries for 25 years in various sales, commercial and manufacturing roles.