Blair Goertzen will retire as President and CEO of Enerflex this May. The Calgary-based company announced Goertzen will be replaced by the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Marc Rossiter. Company Twitter photo.
Enerflex President steps down at 15 years at Calgary-based company
Calgary-based Enerflex Ltd. announced on Friday that Blair Goertzen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire on May 3, 2019 at the Company’s Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and will not stand for re-election to the board of directors.
Marc Rossiter, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will be appointed President and Chief Executive Officer upon Goertzen’s retirement and will stand for election to the board at the meeting of shareholders.
“I am proud of our accomplishments, including profitable expansion across the global natural gas value chain, diversification of innovative products and services, and enhanced safety performance,” said Goertzen.
The company says the retiring president and CEO will continue with Enerflex as a senior advisor through to May 31, 2019, and will work with Marc Rossiter to ensure a smooth transition.
Enerflex Chairman of the Board, Stephen Savidant says “Over the past 15 years, Blair has demonstrated tremendous leadership. He has assembled and led a talented executive team, and his vision and entrepreneurial mindset have driven Enerflex’s growth, increased profitability, reliability, and long-term resilience.”
Incoming CEO Marc Rossiter has over 22 years experience at the company. Until he takes his new position, Rossiter will continue to work as the company’s COO, the job he was appointed to last April. Rossiter was the president of Enerflex’s USA region and worked in a variety of engineering and sales management roles.
“We are pleased to appoint Marc Rossiter to President and Chief Executive Officer of Enerflex,” said Savidant. “This is a major milestone in a comprehensive, formal CEO succession process involving a global executive leadership development and recruitment firm, and demonstrates Enerflex’s leadership sustainability”.
Enerflex Ltd. is a single source supplier of natural gas compression, oil and gas processing, refrigeration systems, and electric power generation equipment as well as related engineering and mechanical service expertise.
“I have always admired Blair’s integrity, leadership, and vision for Enerflex,” said Rossiter. “He has built a company with a strong foundation for the future.”
Enerflex has approximately 2,300 employees worldwide.
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