Flowserve names Blinn as CFO

Flowserve Corp. has appointed Mark A. Blinn, currently CFO of FedEx Kinko's, as vice president and chief financial officer of the company...

DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Flowserve Corp. has appointed Mark A. Blinn vice president and chief financial officer of the company.

"Mark brings an outstanding complement of skills and background to Flowserve and will be an integral member of our executive team," said C. Scott Greer, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "His financial acumen and success in driving cost efficiencies and compliance will be valuable assets to our organization as we work to further improve our balance sheet, strengthen our internal processes, grow our business and achieve operational excellence."

Blinn, 42, is currently CFO of FedEx Kinko's and was CFO of Kinko's prior to its acquisition by FedEx. Blinn will join Flowserve in early November.

Prior to joining Kinko's, Blinn held a number of senior financial positions at Centex Corp., including vice president and chief accounting officer, corporate controller and managing director of corporate finance. Before that, he held a number of senior management positions in finance, treasury and planning at FirstPlus Financial Inc., Electronic Data Systems Corp. and Commercial Capital Funding Inc. Blinn also was formerly an attorney with Smith, Barshop, Stoffer and Millsap, where he represented large financial institutions, foreign corporations and insurance companies in complex litigation issues.

Blinn holds a bachelor's degree in engineering, an MBA and a law degree from Southern Methodist University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Flowserve Corp. is one of the world's leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in 56 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services.


More in Valves