National Supply Names Kelley Sales Engineer For Offshore Platforms

National Supply Company, major oilfield equipment manufacturer, has a p p o i n t e d David D.

Kelley to a newly created position of sales engineer-Offshore Platform Coordination.

Mr. Kelley is responsible for liaison with production platform designers in developing increased applications for National Supply products. In the function, he succeeds Ronald L. Vingoe, recently promoted to assistant to the vice president-Administration. Creation of the platform sales position formalizes activity that had been carried out by Mr. Vingoe on special assignment over the past two years.

Mr. Kelley transfers to National Supply from the Houston, Texas, steel works of its parent company, Armco Inc. He gained a broad understanding of offshore platform requirements and operations while helping supply Armco structural and plate steels for offshore construction.

Mr. Kelley has his office at National Supply h e a d q u a r t e r s in Houston. He reports to P.J. Trepanier, vice president-Administration.

He holds a B.S. degree in metallurgical engineering f r om the University of Texas at El Paso, and an MBA degree in finance from the University of Houston.

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