HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 31, 2006)-Dresser, Inc. announced today that John S. Parrish has been named president of the Dresser Roots Blower and Compressor business, which has its worldwide headquarters in Houston. Mr. Parrish was previously vice president and general manager of Dresser Roots.
"John has a long and distinguished career with Dresser Roots, showing exceptional talent and skill in the various positions he has held through the years," said John P. Ryan, president and chief operating officer of Dresser, Inc., in making the announcement. "He has been instrumental in growing the Dresser Roots business around the world, and we are fortunate to have someone with his knowledge of the product and the worldwide market to lead this organization."
Mr. Parrish joined Dresser Roots in 1982 as an applications engineer and has served in a variety of sales and management positions throughout his career. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Compressed Air and Gas Institute and was Chairman of the Blower Section of that organization.
Mr. Parrish replaces Daniel E. Jezerinac, who was previously named president of the Dresser Natural Gas Solutions business.