CHANNAHON, Ill. — Diversified CPC International (DCPC) announced that David Burks has been appointed chief operating officer.

Burks joined the Diversified CPC International Team as executive vice president in September 2018, after a 25-year career at Worthington Industries. While at Worthington, he held several management roles in sales, commercial, and manufacturing operations. He also led the integration of several key strategic acquisitions in the company’s refrigerant and industrial gas cylinder business.

“David has a proven record of achieving consistent year over year top and bottom-line growth,” said DCPC President and CEO Bill Auriemma.  “Since joining the DCPC executive management team, he has demonstrated the skills and foresight to execute our long-term growth targets while maintaining a focus on safe manufacturing and logistics operations, quality customer service, and sustainable business practices.”

“I am thrilled to take on this new challenge and to help the company strengthen its position as a global leader in the design, production, and distribution of the highest quality aerosol propellants, hydrocarbon refrigerants, and specialty applications,” Burks said. “DCPC will continue to distinguish itself in the marketplace by offering value-added services including product innovation, outstanding operational and technical excellence, and unmatched end-to-end customer service.  I look forward to working with the entire team to identify new opportunities for continuous improvement and future growth.

Burks has also served on several boards and industry trade groups throughout his career.  Most recently, he was appointed to the Household and Consumer Products Association board of directors and the Alliance for Consumer Education board of trustees. He is a former member of the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI); the Gas and Welding Distributors Association; and the Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) group.

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