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Parker Hannifin signs distribution agreement for Africa with Oilserv Group

December 2014 News

Parker Hannifin recently signed a strategic agreement with Oilserv Group which will ensure the distribution of Parker products for the oil and gas, power, food and beverage and industrial markets in the west African region including Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Togo Republic, and east Africa including, Kenya Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Mozambique. The agreement is effective immediately and means that customers will have access to Parker products via Oilserv hubs in Port Harcourt, Lagos, Lome, Cotonou, Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam and Maputo.

(From left): Nick Wright, VP business development and marketing Parker EMEA, Emeka Okwuosa, CEO Oilserv, David Kirubi, senior executive Oilserv, and Barry Mackay.
(From left): Nick Wright, VP business development and marketing Parker EMEA, Emeka Okwuosa, CEO Oilserv, David Kirubi, senior executive Oilserv, and Barry Mackay.

“This is excellent news,” says Barry Mackay, regional general manager for Africa and southern Europe. “This agreement will allow both Parker and Oilserv to accelerate their growth in key areas of Africa and meet both companies’ long term growth strategies by serving existing global customers and indigenous enterprises. In Oilserv, we have found an established, credible and professional partner that employs skilled local engineers and professionals and embodies a commitment to local content in the form of capacity development. Oilserv is ready to grow with us and have the ability and drive to make things happen.”

For more information contact Lisa de Beer, Parker Hannifin, +27 (0)11 961 0700, lisa.debeer@parker.com, www.parker.com/za



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