Flowserve Appoints Sujeet Chand to its Board of Directors

19.12.2019
Flowserve Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Sujeet Chand as an independent director, effective immediately.

Dr. Chand, 62, brings more than 35 years of manufacturing industry experience to the Flowserve board of directors. He currently serves as senior vice president and chief technology officer at Rockwell Automation, where he is responsible for leading technical innovation, product architecture development, technical talent management, and global business development including an ecosystem of strategic alliances and partnerships.

His leadership has been instrumental in the transformation of Rockwell Automation from a traditional industrial manufacturing company to a technology company that is today the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information. He continues to lead the development of new products and technologies to drive organic growth by effectively incorporating advanced technology, software, and data analytics into their offerings.

“We are very pleased to add Sujeet to the Flowserve board of directors. With his long and successful history of global business leadership, as well as his deep technology development and integration expertise, we are confident he will bring significant value to the continued evolution of our technology product portfolio,” said Roger Fix, chairman of the Flowserve board of directors.

“We look forward to the immediate impact Sujeet will have on our board, our Flowserve 2.0 transformation efforts and our continued focus on driving increased shareholder value,” said Scott Rowe, Flowserve president and chief executive officer. “I know that his experience in the development and commercialization of new technologies and their integration into industrial products will help bring unprecedented intelligent offerings for our customers to support their asset performance, process optimization and operating efficiencies.”

Dr. Chand has received the prestigious M. Eugene Merchant Medal from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for “contributions to the science and engineering of smart manufacturing” in 2019 and Forbes’ Excellence in Innovation award for “connecting manufacturing technology with business IT systems to create a Connected Enterprise,” in 2014.

“I look forward to working with the existing board and leadership team at Flowserve to drive continued growth through the use of innovation and technology integration,” said Dr. Chand. “With the company’s legacy dating back more than 200 years, I’m confident that Flowserve can continue to innovate and differentiate its technology portfolio to support customers far into the future.”

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