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CIRCOR International names new Chief Financial Officer

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CIRCOR International, Inc., a leading provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for the Industrial, Energy, Aerospace and Defence markets, has announced the appointment of Chadi Chahine as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective 2 January 2019. He joins CIRCOR from global medical technology company Smith & Nephew, where he was CFO of its US business.

“Chadi’s experience in managing global financial operations for successful multinational organisations will be invaluable as CIRCOR continues to expand its presence in international markets,” said Scott Buckhout, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Chadi brings a strong combination of global operational expertise and financial acumen, skills that are integral to the success of our long-term growth strategy.”

Mr. Chahine joined Smith & Nephew as CFO, International Markets, in 2012. In that role, he helped to drive profitable and sustained growth through organic and M&A initiatives that doubled the Emerging Markets business over a five-year period. He was promoted to CFO of Smith & Nephew’s US operations in February 2017. Mr. Chahine began his career in public accounting and spent 13 years at Abbott Laboratories in positions of increasing responsibility within finance and general management.

Fluent in English, French and Arabic, Mr. Chahine has lived and worked in nine countries across four continents. He received a Bachelor of Science in maths and economics from the University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. He also earned a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting from the University of Quebec, Canada. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

In August 2018, CIRCOR announced the planned departure of CFO Rajeev Bhalla, who agreed to remain in the role until a successor was named. “I would like to thank Rajeev for his contributions to CIRCOR during the past five years, and for agreeing to remain with the company during our search for a new CFO,” Mr. Buckhout said.

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