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Niazi Alzouhbi To Succeed Dave Sarginson As President

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(Martinez, CA - May 15th, 2020) Shields, Harper & Co. (SHC), a leading supplier of energy delivery systems and convenience store equipment is pleased to announce the promotion of Niazi “Z” Alzouhbi to the position of President. 

Alzouhbi succeeds Dave Sarginson who retired from his 41-year tenure with the company in March 2020. Mr. Sarginson will remain on the Board of Directors.

In his new role, Alzouhbi will lead the organization in an evolving marketplace. Having already added electric vehicle charger and C-store product lines, the company plans to continue initiatives that will improve the experiences of our customers, partners, and associates. 

“Since joining Shields, Harper & Co. 18 months ago, Z has been instrumental in fostering a collaborative company, focused on serving our customers,” states CFO Greg Brown.

Alzouhbi will continue to develop the sales, marketing, and operations channels as the company expands product and customer engagement offerings. He will be working closely with CEO Bart Scowley and CFO Greg Brown on the strategy to move the company forward. 

“I am excited to embrace the challenge this opportunity represents. After more than a century in business, the people at SHC are focused on the same things that got us here: our fellow associates, our customers, and our manufacturing and marketplace partners. I look forward to growing relationships and creating new alliances with customers and partners alike. Implementing new initiatives around technology and service will make us easier to do business with and increase our advantage as best in class for our industry,” added Alzouhbi.

Please join us in welcoming Z to the role. We look forward to all of his future success with the organization and our customers.

Media Contact: Colin Szehner, cszehner@shieldsharper.com, 510-285-0149


For more than 100 years Shields, Harper & Co. (SHC) has operated as a trusted distributor of energy delivery systems for retail and commercial fueling applications. The company operates eight locations throughout the western United States, each of which are fully stocked with equipment from the industry’s preferred manufacturers.