Chart Industries Inc. has named William C. Johnson as the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), replacing Sam Thomas.Mr Thomas will remain as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr Johnson joins Chart after most recently serving as President and CEO at Dover Refrigeration & Food Equipment Inc., a subsidiary of Dover Corp. Mr Johnson previously held multiple executive positions at Dover and its manufacturing companies, which he joined in August 2006 as Executive Vice President at Hill Phoenix Inc. Prior to his tenure with Dover, Mr Johnson served as President and CEO of Graham Corp.
Mr Thomas said: “We are very pleased to have attracted Bill, who is a very accomplished operational executive to add to the Chart management team. We expect Bill’s addition of operational and strategic talent will bring enhanced value for the company and its stakeholders as we continue to focus on lean initiatives and operational excellence given challenging energy markets.”
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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