NSF International has appointed David Purkiss as General Manager, Water Distribution Systems (WDS). NSF is the leading global provider of public health and safety-based risk management solutions.
Purkiss has been with NSF for 15 years, most recently serving as Managing Director of WRc-NSF Ltd. in the United Kingdom. Prior to this, he served as General Manager for the NSF Drinking Water Additives Program. In his new position, Purkiss oversees the Water Distribution and Treatment Systems Certification Program. This program includes certification of drinking water treatment chemicals, plumbing products, pool and spa equipment and municipal water distribution products. Purkiss holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Michigan State University.
"I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with the world leading WDS Program, and I look forward to contributing to its ongoing success," said Purkiss.
"Dave is an incredibly talented professional who has done a great job at WRc-NSF Ltd. contributing to the growth of the business," said Mark Jost, Senior Vice President, Water Systems. "His recent international experience and wealth of knowledge on product testing and certification bring great strength to the Water Distribution Systems Program."