PERC Welcomes David Walters as Director of Autogas Business Development

RICHMOND, Va. (April 23, 2024) – The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Walters as the new director of autogas business development. In this pivotal role, Walters will spearhead the development and execution of strategic initiatives aimed at fostering greater adoption of propane autogas while supporting the research and advancement of innovative products.

Tucker Perkins, president and CEO of PERC, expressed confidence in Walters’ capabilities, stating, “David has been a trailblazer in promoting sustainable energy solutions within the transportation sector. We are confident that his wealth of experience will drive our industry forward as we seize emerging opportunities.”

With over 25 years of experience in business development and sales leadership within the energy sector, Walters brings a wealth of expertise to his new role. His background encompasses a focus on hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG). Prior to joining PERC, Walters served as the national sales manager at Atlas Copco Compressor, where he played a pivotal role in driving business development strategies and overseeing product integration across diverse North American regions.

“I am thrilled to embark on this new journey with PERC, where my passion for sustainability aligns perfectly with the mission of driving cleaner and more efficient transportation solutions,” remarked Walters. “I am eager to collaborate with industry stakeholders and explore avenues to accelerate the adoption of propane autogas, contributing to a greener and more sustainable future.”

Walters holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and business from Cabrini University (Villanova), underscoring his commitment to professional excellence and continued learning.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing propane safety, providing industry-leading training programs, and investing in the research and development of innovative propane-powered technologies. As an entity operated and funded by the propane industry, PERC remains committed to promoting the widespread adoption of propane as a clean and efficient energy source. For more information, please visit

Original article credit: PERC


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