BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE: CIR) (the "Company") today announced the promotion of Paul M. Coppinger to President-Circor Energy Products. Mr. Coppinger, who has served as the Company's Group Vice President-Circor Energy Products since joining the Company in 2001, has over twenty years of management experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining CIRCOR, Paul spent thirteen years with Baker Hughes, as Vice President Sales & Marketing of EIMCO, its $200-million process equipment division, where he gained significant international experience including spending five years in Singapore and Indonesia in support of the Pacific Rim activities of the Baker Tools division.
Commenting on Mr. Coppinger's promotion, CIRCOR's CEO Bill Higgins stated, "During his tenure at CIRCOR, Paul has grown as a leader and consistently delivered strong results. He has demonstrated the attributes and behaviors that we seek in leadership, reinforcing our CIRCOR values and helping to solidify the operational excellence culture we are building across the Company. Additionally, Paul has been able to attract great talent and improve our ability to develop people within the Energy Products organization. Under his leadership, the Energy Products Group is well on its way toward developing a continuous improvement culture, based on a "Lean Enterprise" approach."
CIRCOR International, Inc. is a leading provider of valves and other highly engineered products that allow customers around the world to use fluid safely and efficiently in the instrumentation, fluid regulation, aerospace and energy markets. CIRCOR's executive headquarters is located at 25 Corporate Drive, Burlington, MA 01803. The Company can be found on the World Wide Web at www.circor.com.
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