PERC hires new head of business development

December 13, 2022 By    

Gavin Hale joined the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) as vice president in charge of business development.

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“Gavin is a proven leader with a wealth of experience in new product development, a robust understanding of engine markets and expertise in complete powertrain integration,” says PERC President and CEO Tucker Perkins. “We are excited to have him on board to help seize the opportunities ahead for our industry.”

Hale arrives at PERC from Deutz Corp., where he served as director of new power system business development and market and technology development. In this dual role, he developed and executed a five-year, $400 million business growth strategy and led an international team in developing Deutz’s first compact propane spark ignited engine. Prior to his time at Deutz, Hale worked for Power Solutions International (PSI) as its vice president of sales. Before PSI, he served as manager for new business development at Caterpillar Machine Engines.

A native of the United Kingdom, Hale has a degree in automotive engineering from Accrington and Rossendale College, Nelson and Colne Technical College, located in Nelson, Lancashire, England. He holds a six sigma black belt, as well as numerous vocational and business certifications.

At PERC, Hale will lead business development efforts and direct the development of renewable fuel strategies. He will start his career with the council working from his home in Monroe, Georgia.

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