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July 17, 2014

Alexandria, Va. – July 17, 2014 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced its 2014-2015 Officers and Board of Directors, which was unveiled during the OPEI Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., June 17-19, 2014. Officers for the 2014-2015 year include: OPEI Chairman Paul Mullet, President, Excel Industries; OPEI Vice Chair Lee Sowell, President, Outdoor Products at Techtronic Industries, N.A., Incorporated; and OPEI Secretary/Treasurer Tim Merrett, Vice President of A & T Global Platform and Turf & Utility, Deere & Company. Immediate past chair is Todd Teske, Chairman, President& CEO at Briggs & Stratton Corporation. “OPEI is entering a [.....]

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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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July 10, 2013

Alexandria, VA – July 10, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced its 2013-2014 Officers and Board of Directors, which was unveiled during the OPEI Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, VA June 18-20, 2013. 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 [.....]

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June 28, 2012

Alexandria, VA – June 28, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced its 2012-2013 Officers and Board of Directors during its 60th Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO June 20-22, 2012. Officers for the 2012-2013 year include: OPEI Chairman Daniel Ariens, President, Ariens Company; OPEI Vice Chairman Todd Teske, Chairman, President & CEO, Briggs & Stratton Corp.; and Secretary/Treasurer Paul Mullet, President, Excel Industries. “Our new officers will lead the organization in an important year for our industry,” said Kris Kiser, President and CEO of OPEI. “A variety of legislative, regulatory and market issues will be addressed [.....]

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August 4, 2011

Alexandria, VA – August 4, 2011 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced its 2011-2012 Officers and Board of Directors.  OPEI is pleased to welcome Jean Hlay, President and Chief Operating Officer, MTD Products, Inc., as the first woman to serve as the Institute’s Chair of the Board and Board member. Officers for 2011-12 include: OPEI Chair Jean Hlay, President and COO, MTD Products, Inc.; OPEI Vice Chair Richard Fotsch, President of the Global Power Group, Kohler Company; and Secretary/Treasurer Dan Wilkinson, President, Jacobsen, A Textron Company. “This coming year will be a challenging, yet exciting time for [.....]

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July 7, 2010

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced its 2010-11 Officers and Board of Directors during its 58th Annual Meeting in Couer D-Alene, Idaho held June 25-27, 2010.

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April 15, 2010

Alexandria, VA – July 20, 2009 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced its 2009-10 Officers and Board of Directors during its 57th Annual Meeting in Greensboro, GA held June 25-27, 2009. Officers for 2009-10 include: OPEI Chairman Michael Hoffman, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, The Toro Company; OPEI Vice Chairman Fred Whyte, President, STIHL, Inc; and Secretary/Treasurer Jean Hlay, President and Chief Operating Officer, MTD Products, Inc. “We welcome our new officers to their leadership roles on the OPEI Board during what’s expected to be an exciting, yet challenging year for our industry,” said Kris Kiser, Executive VP at [.....]

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