HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Safety ("the Company"), the world's leading integrated safety services company, today announced the appointment of Clinton W. Roeder as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"). Mr. Roeder assumes CFO responsibilities from Dennis Turnipseed who has left the Company to pursue a new professional opportunity.
Mr. Roeder joins Total Safety from Vopak, a leading global independent tank storage provider servicing the oil and gas and chemical industries, where he served as CFO of Vopak Americas, a Houston-based business unit covering operations in 11 countries across the region. Prior to this position, Mr. Roeder served as CFO of Vopak North America where he was responsible for developing a strategy for the organization's capital structure including the option to develop a Master Limited Partnership and the restructuring of financial and IT organizations and processes. Previously, Mr. Roeder served in various financial and General Manager roles at Centrica (Direct Energy), a leading global integrated energy supplier serving customers throughout North America and Europe.
"We are delighted that Clinton will be joining Total Safety. His business acumen, energy industry experience and capabilities across the areas of finance, compliance and risk management, makes him an excellent addition to our leadership team," said Troy W. Thacker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Total Safety. "We appreciate Dennis' dedication and contribution to the Company and wish him the best."
About Total Safety
Total Safety, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company, is the world's premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management. It operates from 141 locations in 19 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).
Total Safety has been selected as one of "America's Safest Companies" for 2012 by EHS Today, in addition to receiving the "Best in Class" award from the Houston Business Roundtable, multiple AFPM Awards, and a host of industry and customer safety accolades. For more information about Total Safety and its unwavering commitment to safety, visit www.totalsafety.com.
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