Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Names Coons VP, Industry Affairs
Oct 17, 2011
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The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) appointed Gerry Coons its new vice president of Industry Affairs. Mr. Coons, an engineer and MBA, is a 30-year OPE industry veteran, having most recently served as general manager at the Husqvarna production facility in Orangeburg, SC.

As OPEI VP of Industry Affairs, Coons will oversee and manage ISO and ANSI standards work and regulatory relationships with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), California Air Resources Board (CARB), Health Canada, and Canadian Provincial Authorities.

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