Enpro names interim CEO

By Keefe Borden03 August 2021

Eric Vaillancourt

Enpro Industries Inc., the parent company of Compressor Products International, announced that Eric Vaillancourt, the company’s president of sealing technologies has been named interim president and CEO. The company’s board and former CEO Marvin Riley agreed that Riley would step down as president, CEO and member of the board.

The board has hired a nationally recognized search firm to start a search process to find a permanent president and CEO. It will consider both internal and external candidates.

“Enpro is in a strong position today, having successfully shifted its focus to high-margin businesses and expanding capabilities in faster growing technology end-markets,” said David L. Hauser, the chairman of the board. “With a clear strategic path ahead and a deep bench of talent, I am confident that we will build on our momentum as we continue to transform into a leading industrial technology company.”

Vaillancourt spent 12 years in various leadership positions within Enpro, most recently serving as President of Enpro’s Sealing Technologies segment. Prior, he served as president, STEMCO division beginning in July 2018. He has also served as president, Garlock division, president, Garlock Sealing Products and as vice president, sales and marketing of the Garlock division.

Prior to joining Enpro in 2009, Mr. Vaillancourt held positions of increasing responsibility with Bluelinx Corporation, culminating in his position as Regional Vice President North-Sales and Distribution. Enpro is an industrial technology company.

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