Last updateThu, 25 Feb 2021 11pm

Curtiss-Wright Announces CEO Succession Plan

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced a CEO succession plan in which Lynn M. Bamford, currently president of the defense and power segments, will be named president and CEO and a member of the board of directors, following David C. Adams’ planned retirement as CEO on January 1, 2021. To ensure a smooth transition, Adams, 67, will continue as executive chairman of the board through May 2022, at which time Bamford will assume the dual role of chairman and CEO.

MRC Global Named to MDM's 2020 Distributors Top 40 List 

The Modern Distribution Management (MDM) Distributors Top 40 List, now in its eleventh year, is MDM’s annual ranking of the top 150+ North American industrial, construction and commercial product distribution companies by revenue across 16 discrete product category sectors. Rank estimates indicate specific product category standing, but with 2019 total company revenues. MRC Global came in at #9 in this year’s list. 

Mueller Awarded Contract for AMI Deployment in California City

Mueller Water Products announced the City of Newport Beach, CA, has selected Mueller to deploy 26,500 advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) water meters. The project will include the replacement or retrofitting of all current city water meters with the Mi.Net AMI system.

The Mueller Network Operations Center will support the new AMI system and will monitor all network devices. This will allow the city to focus its time and resources on the delivery of water rather than network and information technology support.

Emerson Names Akberet Boykin Farr as VP of Diversity and Social Responsibility

Emerson has appointed Akberet Boykin Farr as vice president of diversity and social responsibility, effective December 1, 2020. Boykin Farr, who has managed the company’s internal diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs since 2017, will continue to oversee the D&I function. In her new role, she will also manage the Emerson Charitable Trust, coordinate the company’s corporate social responsibility reporting and serve as community liaison in St. Louis, the global headquarters of the Fortune 200 company. She will take over CSR duties from Dave Rabe, who is retiring in December after 36 years with Emerson, most recently serving as vice president of corporate social responsibility the past four years.

VALVE Magazine Print & Digital


• Print magazine
Digital magazine
• VALVE eNews
Read the latest issue

*to qualified valve professionals in the U.S./Canada

Looking for a career in the Valve Industry?

ValveCareers Horiz

To learn more, visit the Valve Careers YouTube channel to watch the videos below or visit ValveCareers.com a special initiative of the Valve Manufacturers Association

  • Latest Post

  • Popular

  • Links

  • Events

New Products