David Zach Named VP, Industrial for Murphy Company

By on July 17, 2018

David Zach has been named vice president, industrial for Murphy Company, one of the nation’s largest mechanical contracting and engineering firms. The announcement was made by Tom Skaggs, senior vice-president of operations.

Zach is a seasoned professional with more than 35 years’ experience working on large capital and maintenance projects in the heavy industrial market.

He has broad-based experience in construction management, project administration, contract negotiations, operations, labor relations and resource optimization, working both regionally and nationally.

Commenting on the appointment, Skaggs said, “Dave’s market knowledge in the utility power and industrial markets brings value-add to our Murphy team and to our industrial clients.”

Zach holds an associate’s degree from St. Louis Community College-Meramec and also studied at Penn State University in Philadelphia and Maryville University in St. Louis. He also has taken advanced training through Cornell University and Washington University in St. Louis.

Murphy Company is one of the nation’s top mechanical contracting and engineering firms delivering innovative solutions to the commercial, industrial and institutional markets. Murphy offers process piping, HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, design-build, piping fabrication, energy solutions and 24-hour service emanating from its five locations in St. Louis, Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder and Northern Colorado. Murphy is ranked No. 18 on Engineering News-Record’s list of largest mechanical contractors in the United States. Founded in 1907, the firm employs more than 1,000 people nationwide.


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