Cincinnati, OH – September 1, 2012- The TASI Group of Companies announced today that John McKenna, former CEO with Ashcroft, Inc., has been named President of its Flow Division, a new position for the company, necessary to support the global division’s recent growth.
In his new role, McKenna will lead the five (5) companies of the Flow Division, AW-Lake Company, KEM-Küppers, EXACT Dispensing, Litre Meter, and Vögtlin Instruments, focusing on strengthening global product development, international sales and marketing, and distribution networks.
McKenna brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the TASI Group, growing revenues and increasing profitability of numerous industrial instrumentation and automation companies, including Ashcroft, Dresser Instruments, Invensys/Foxboro’s Measurement & Instrument Division and Invensys/Foxboro’s Canadian Subsidiary.
McKenna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.
TASI CEO David Huberfield stated that “John has the right blend of experience, fit and entrepreneurship required to continue to develop and strengthen our five Flow businesses on a unified, global platform. He has in depth experience in verticals that matter to us, like Oil and Gas, and has global experience covering China, Brazil, India, Japan and other diverse geographies,” added Huberfield. “We are excited about what John brings to the table and look forward to his contributions.”