Vincent R. Volpe, Jr. is President and Chief Executive Officer of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. and has served as a member of their Board of Directors since their acquisition by First Reserve Corporation in October 2004. Mr. Volpe has been with Dresser-Rand Company and its predecessor companies since 1981. He has held positions in Engineering, Marketing and Operations residing and working in various countries, including: Applications Engineer in Caracas, Venezuela; Vice President Dresser-Rand Japan in Tokyo, Japan; Vice President Marketing and Engineering Steam and Turbo Products; Executive Vice President European Operations in Le Havre, France; and President Dresser-Rand Europe in London, U.K. Mr. Volpe returned to Olean in January 1997 and became President of Dresser-Rand Company's Turbo Product Division, a position he held until September 2000. In April 1999, he assumed the additional role of Chief Operating Officer for Dresser-Rand Company, responsible for worldwide manufacturing, technology and supply chain management, serving in that position until September 2000. Mr. Volpe became President and Chief Executive Officer of Dresser-Rand Company in September 2000. He is proficient in five languages. At Lehigh, Mr. Volpe earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in German literature.
Source: Dresser-Rand website
Degree: BS mechanical engineering, BA German literature
Notable Achievement: President, CEO & Director of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc