Flowserve appoints R. Scott Rowe president and CEO
By P&PC Staff
Feb. 24, 2017 - Flowserve Corporation, a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has appointed R. Scott Rowe president and CEO, effective April 1. He will also join the company board of directors.
By P&PC Staff
Rowe brings nearly 20 years of senior leadership and operational experience in the industry to Flowserve. He most recently served as president of the Cameron Group following the merger with Schlumberger. Before that, his titles at Cameron included president and CEO; president and COO, CEO of the OneSubsea Division; president of the Subsea Systems Division; president of the Engineered & Process Valves Division; and president of the Process Valves & Aftermarket Division.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott to Flowserve,” said William C. Rusnack, chairman of the board. “Scott is a highly accomplished executive with a proven track record of success in operational excellence and driving superior results throughout business cycles. He knows both our business and our customers and their needs, which is critical as we continue to differentiate ourselves as an industry leader. His extensive executive leadership experience in the flow control industry makes him the ideal person to lead Flowserve through its next phase in the Company’s history.”
Rowe succeeds Mark Blinn, who previously announced his intention to retire.
“I have long admired Flowserve, and have great respect for its extensive portfolio of product brands and its commitment to customer relationships. In recent years, the board and management team have focused on restructuring the business, optimizing its manufacturing footprint and realigning its workforce to strengthen the company’s competitive position,” said Rowe. “As CEO, I look forward to leveraging my experience and industry relationships to build on this solid foundation to enhance value for all stakeholders.”
Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services for various industries including pulp and paper.