DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flowserve Corporation, (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced today that Lanesha Minnix will join Flowserve as senior vice president and chief legal officer, beginning Monday, June 11.
Ms. Minnix will join Flowserve from BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of diversified residential building materials, where she served as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, since 2017. In this role, she had responsibility for all legal, compliance and risk management matters for the company.
Prior to BMC, Ms. Minnix was vice president, deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer, at ABM Industries Incorporated where she oversaw the legal operations and global compliance program. She was also the divisional general counsel for the Company’s international divisions, the Aviation and AirServ business and the Building and Energy Services business.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Lanesha to our executive leadership team and look forward to leveraging her leadership and legal experience in many of the industries we serve. I know that her nearly two decades of global legal experience will help drive a continued focus on ethics and integrity, as well as serve to support our ongoing Flowserve 2.0 transformation efforts,” said Scott Rowe, Flowserve president and chief executive officer.
Additionally, Ms. Minnix served as senior legal counsel for Shell Oil Company. While at Shell, she managed the legal support for the production start-up of Pearl GTL, the company’s $19 billion capital investment project in Qatar. She also served as lead counsel for the retail lubricants and downstream aviation business.
“I look forward to joining Flowserve at an exciting time in its transformation efforts. This company has both the industry-leading product brands, the global footprint and customer relationships to grow into the flow control leader across the industries it serves. I’m thrilled to lead the legal organization as part of this effort while helping the business achieve its success,” said Minnix.
Early in her career, Ms. Minnix was corporate counsel at Sprint and a corporate associate at K&L Gates.
About Flowserve: Flowserve Corp. is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company’s Web site at www.flowserve.com.
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