Former CHC Group’s Eckert moves on to new challenge
September 27, 2017 By CHC Group
Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced today that Lee Eckert will join Flowserve as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Oct. 9.
Eckert joins Flowserve from CHC Group LLC., a global commercial helicopter service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, where he served as senior vice president and CFO since 2015.
“I am pleased to welcome Lee to the Flowserve executive leadership team,” said Scott Rowe, Flowserve president and chief executive officer. “Lee has a strong foundation in operational and manufacturing finance and accounting, which will lend itself well to a smooth transition into our global manufacturing environment. This experience will allow him to have an immediate impact on improving and driving consistent and sustainable financial results for Flowserve and our shareholders.”
Eckert, 50, has over two decades of financial experience. Before joining CHC Group LLC, he served as chief financial officer of the U.S. division of National Grid Plc. In addition, he served in various executive capacities at MeadWestvaco Corporation, including as vice president, operations, Healthcare, and chief financial officer of the Packaging Resource Group. He also served in senior finance roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and General Electric (GE).
“As a leading flow management company, Flowserve has tremendous opportunity and I look forward to contributing to its future success,” said Eckert. “I know that my previous experience will serve as a solid foundation for my transition into Flowserve.”