CINCINNATI, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (Nasdaq: CECE), a leading global energy, environmental, and industrial technology company, today announced the appointment of Matthew Eckl as Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Eckl will become Chief Financial Officer, effective January 9, 2017. Edward Prajzner, the Company's current Chief Financial Officer, will serve in the new role as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. Mr. Prajzner will provide senior management leadership as the Company continues to focus on corporate and business development to expand and accelerate its global growth.
Mr. Eckl currently serves as the Vice President, Finance – Energy Group at Gardner Denver, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered compressors, blowers, pumps and other fluid transfer equipment, that is owned by private equity firm KKR & Co.
Mr. Eckl joined Gardner Denver in 2012, where he provided financial leadership and oversight of a $1 billion revenue business group that designs, manufactures, markets and services pumps, fluid transfer equipment and engineered systems for oil & gas and petrochemical industries. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Eckl served from 2002 until 2012 in various roles of increasing financial responsibility within General Electric, where he worked at numerous segments including corporate, rail and power & water, to streamline financial reporting processes, drive profitable growth and integrate new acquisitions.
"I am very pleased to announce Matt's appointment as our new Chief Financial Officer. We believe Matt has the right combination of financial, operational and strategic leadership experience to accelerate our growth. We are excited to have him join the Company," said Jeff Lang, CECO's Chief Executive Officer. "I am also very excited to continue to partner with Ed Prajzner to improve our growth strategies in his new role as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. The entire CECO global leadership team continues to expand and strengthen as we attract and retain superior talent to help us achieve our overall operational and growth objectives."
ABOUT CECO ENVIRONMENTAL
CECO is a diversified global provider of leading engineered technologies to the energy, environmental, and industrial segments, targeting specific niche-focused end markets through an attractive asset-light business model, strategically balanced across the world. CECO targets its $5 billion+ of installed base, specifically to expand and grow a higher recurring revenue of aftermarket products and services. CECO's well respected brands, technologies and solutions have been evolving for well over 50 years to become leading-edge technologies in specific niche global end markets, including natural gas turbine power, refinery & petrochemical engineered cyclones and mid-stream energy pipeline gas transmission. CECO is listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "CECE." For more information, please visit http://www.cecoenviro.com/.
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