Dover Fueling Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeroen de Gruijter to the role of Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Reporting directly to David Crouse, the President of DFS, de Gruijter will be based in the DFS manufacturing center in Dundee, Scotland.
This appointment comes at a time when DFS is gaining momentum in the industry, uniting lbrands such as Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge and OPW FMS, which were recently brought together to create the DFS business in December 2016.
A Mechanical Engineer, de Gruijter joins DFS from Xylem, a water equipment manufacturer, where he served as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. He brings to the position strong experience in driving commercial success and P&L management. De Gruijter will be responsible for managing key regions across the EMEA for DFS and shaping the strategic commercial vision.
“Dover Fueling Solutions is comprised of many of the leading brands in the fuel retail market, and our goal is to build upon and leverage that strong position,” noted de Gruijter. “We will continue to operate the DFS brands as ‘business as usual’ while aligning the organization’s efforts and resources to ensure that we enhance business performance and better serve our customers..”
Crouse said, “Jeroen’s experience in implementing market strategy and his knowledge of the business landscape within the EMEA region will be vital as DFS continues to work to deliver to customers worldwide a greater range of choices by providing a combined product portfolio that represents the industry’s only truly global end-to-end fueling solutions and world-class support.”