UTEX Unveils Next Phase of Expansion Strategy

HOUSTON--()--UTEX Industries, Inc., an industry leading provider of innovative sealing solutions, announced that Charlie Thompson has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Piotr Galitzine, the Chief Executive Office since October 2021, was responsible for a series of successful post-restructuring changes and leaves UTEX in a healthy financial position with a quality management and operating team.

Charlie recently was the CEO of Nuverra Environmental Solutions and Chairman of the Board of Pioneer Energy Services. He is a partner at PinHigh Capital. These assignments followed a long career in commercial and investment banking.

Jeff Cullman, UTEX’s Chairman of the Board, said, “The considerable experience Charlie has in the oil and gas industry, as well as his large network of contacts, will help UTEX grow into new areas.”

“The plan going forward for UTEX is to focus on improving financial efficiency, execute on growth areas, improve processes, address lean opportunities, and continue to do all of the above safely. UTEX is a well-known and respected brand with a long history that we intend to perpetuate by making quality products and serving our many loyal customers,” said Thompson.

For more information on UTEX Industries, Inc., visit www.utexind.com

About UTEX

UTEX is a market-leading manufacturing business headquartered in Houston, Texas. UTEX operates multiple manufacturing, distribution, and technical sales facilities in the United States and abroad with approximately 500 employees. UTEX’s innovative, custom-engineered products support a diverse customer base including oil and gas, industrial, mining, and water works markets.


Jennifer Lyons