It is with grateful appreciation for his dedicated service that we announce that David Taylor is stepping down as President of Velcon Filters, effective April 30th. During his 32 year tenure with Velcon, including 20 years as President, Dave has been instrumental to the success the company enjoys today. Luc Desjardins, Chairman of the Board of Velcon Filters commented, “We want to thank Dave for the contribution he has made and wish him success in all his future endeavors. We are sure that you will all join us in thanking Dave for his leadership, support and friendship during the last 32 years.”
“I’d like to thank all the former, current, and new employees of Velcon for all of their hard work and contributions in building the company to what it is today,” said Dave. “I’ve sincerely enjoyed working with you all and am confident that the company has an extremely bright future.”
Robin Mason, VP Sales & Marketing added, “We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our customers and distributors for all their support and ensure them we will continue to provide the highest quality products and customer service. All of us at Velcon look forward to working with you as we continue to grow the company and expand our product offerings.”
With the recent acquisition of Twin Filter B.V. in the Netherlands, Velcon Filters has entered a new period in its growth as a supplier of filtration products to industries worldwide. Keith McAslan has been named President, succeeding Dave Taylor, effective May 1st. Keith joined Velcon in October 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and has been involved with all aspects of the Twin Filter acquisition and the integration that is currently in process. Wijbrand Schouten, President of Twin Filter, and Keith McAslan, President of Velcon Filters will report to Mr. Desjardins.
Velcon Filters, headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO combined with the Twin Filter business in the Netherlands is a global leader that designs, engineers, manufactures and markets equipment and replacement cartridges for the jet fuel, oil, liquid and air filtration markets in North America, Europe, Asia and other international markets.
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This is Velcon’s 16th successful completion of the API/IP 1581 qualification requirements for the fifth edition of this specification.