Roper Pump Company announces the promotion of Diane F. Edwards to President of Roper Pump Company effective April 1, 2020.
Diane joined Roper Pump in 2014 as Vice President of Finance and has been acting as interim President since November 2019. She brings over 27 years of experience in leadership, strategy execution, and financial expertise to the President’s role.
Progressing rapidly in her career, Diane spent over 14 years with The Coca-Cola Company in various roles in Finance and Revenue Growth Management. Prior to joining Roper Pump, she was the Vice President of Finance & Accounting at Annie’s, Inc.
Guiding the financial leadership of Roper Pump for the last six years has been paramount to the current success of our Company in the response to multiple end market crises and subsequent recoveries. Establishing a balance of strong leadership principles with data analysis will transform the organization as it looks to meet the changing demands of our customers and end markets. Roper Pump already has industry leading commercial and manufacturing capabilities, and leadership at the top to drive focus on growth is key to the future.
As a University of Georgia alum, Diane holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from The Terry College of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia. Diane resides in Braselton with her husband, Billy Edwards, a native of Jackson County. When Diane is not at Roper Pump, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, friends, and Bella – her beloved miniature schnauzer.
Established in 1857, Roper Pump Company is recognized worldwide as a leading provider of innovative fluid handling solutions including external gear pumps & flow dividers and progressing cavity power sections & pumps and an ISO 9001:2015 certified designer and manufacturer. Diane will oversee the headquarters and manufacturing center in Commerce, GA and the Houston, TX Technology and Manufacturing Center.
We look forward to a renewed focus on growth and success through Diane’s leadership. Please join us in congratulating Diane on her promotion to President of Roper Pump!