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Tagged: kris kiser

July 31, 2013

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announces the 2013-2014 officers and directors, and welcomes two new board members. Officers for the 2013-2014 year include: OPEI Chairman Todd Teske, Chairman, President & CEO, Briggs & Stratton Corp.; OPEI Vice Chair Paul Mullet, President, Excel Industries; and OPEI Secretary/Treasurer Lee Sowell, President – Outdoor Products, Techtronic Industries, N.A., Inc. “OPEI is entering this new fiscal year stronger than ever, both organizationally and financially,” said Kris Kiser, President and CEO of OPEI. “The OPEI Board reflects the impressive scope and breadth of our membership. Our membership is at a record high, representing small [.....]

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January 31, 2013

Outdoor Power Equipment recently took the pulse of the OPE industry by asking several of its leaders to share their thoughts. Specifically, we asked the following thought-provoking questions: What should OPE dealers know about your company/organization heading into 2013? What was the OPE industry’s top story in 2012, and what will it be in 2013? How will the outcome of the recent federal elections impact OPE dealers and the rest of the industry? What are your biggest concerns about the OPE industry, and how should they be addressed? What will be the top trends in the OPE industry in 2013? What [.....]

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August 31, 2011

Alexandria, VA – August 31, 2011 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kris Kiser as the Institute’s next President and CEO, succeeding retiring President and CEO Bill Harley.  Mr. Kiser formerly served as the Institute’s Executive Vice President and COO. Mr. Harley stated, “The last 12 years with OPEI have been a remarkable time.  I leave with great pride in our collective accomplishments and the certainty that my successor, Kris Kiser, will not only build on those accomplishments, but also lead the organization to new heights.  I look forward to new and [.....]

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