The Heat Technology Division of Flex-Tek – a division of Smiths Group, headquartered in London, England – has promoted Dave Oehlers to the position of Vice President, Sales. Oehlers will lead sales for the Heat Technology Division that comprises Tutco, Thermaflex, AeroSonics, and the recently acquired Farnam.
Oehlers originally joined Smiths Groups SIMS Portex, in Fort Myers, Florida, in 1990, as the Director of Manufacturing, for where he worked for eleven years. He joined Flexible Technologies in 2001 as the Director of California Operations in the Thermaflex Division. At Thermaflex®, he was promoted to General Manager in 2002, and most recently to Director of Sales in 2003. In 2004, Oehlers was assigned additional responsibilities for TUTCO sales.
“We are pleased to assign the important new role of Vice President of Sales to Dave Oehlers,” states Pat McCaffrey, Executive Vice President. “Dave has demonstrated veritable success in many areas of the company and we are confident that his industry knowledge, expertise and extensive background in our business will fully support our mission to further grow our business.”
In his new role, Oehlers’ sales responsibilities will include Thermaflex, the leading manufacturer of flexible duct; TUTCO, the world’s leading manufacturer of open coiled heating elements for the HVAC and dryer market; AeroSonics, manufacturer of a complete line of sound control products for commercial, institutional and light industrial HVAC systems; and Farnam, innovative engineered custom heating specialist solution provider.