TULSA, OK – The USA business unit of the global organization, Aquestia, announces the appointment of 3 new team members. Aquestia is a world leader in providing optimal solutions for surge protection, water loss reduction and pressure management, by integrating uniquely developed products with innovatively designed software. Aquestia brings together three strong brands – A.R.I., Dorot and OCV – each a significant player in its field. Combining decades of experience, a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and a wide range of solutions and services, Aquestia’s offering is unparalleled in the industry.
Joining the OCV Control Valve Fueling Division of the Aquestia USA team is Steven Nesbitt – Director of Fueling. Mr. Nesbitt is a US Marine Veteran with 20+ years of experience in Aviation GSE/Fueling maintenance in both the commercial and military sectors. He possesses extensive knowledge and training in the sale and maintenance of Aviation components, pressure control valves, hydrant valves, hydrant couplers, refueling nozzles, filters, flow meters, registers, and more. Steven will be responsible for managing the OCV Control Valves product line within the global Aviation and Terminal Services sectors.
Aquestia USA also welcomes Joan Manuel Diaz to both Control Valves Brands (OCV & Dorot) and ARI Air Valves Brands within the Industrial, Oil & Gas and Mining sectors. Mr. Diaz holds an MBA, is a Mechanical Engineer, and brings more than 20 years of experience in the Waterworks, Mining and Oil & Gas markets. He is focused on providing customers with solutions in the design, optimization and protection of fluid control and water management systems. Mr. Diaz will fill the role of Business Development Manager – Industrial Markets.
Robert Paiva has been named Tulsa Site Manager at the Headquarters of Aquestia USA situated in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. Paiva is an Oklahoma State University graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering, and holds an MBA from the University of Illinois. He brings more than 20 years of extensive operational experience, through his career at organizations such as, Eaton Corporation, Ametek, and Siemens, as well as a wealth of knowledge driving profitable growth—financially, professionally, and personally. He possesses training and expertise in Certified Lean Enterprise, Six Sigma, and Emotional Intelligence. Robert will be responsible for managing the manufacturing operations of Aquestia USA.
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