Paradis joins Weir Group executive

Glasgow-based engineering giant Weir Group said it appointed David Paradis to its group executive as division president of Weir Flow Control, effective January 23.

Paradis succeeds John Heasley who was appointed Weir Group chief financial officer in October.

Flow Control is one of Weir’s three divisions and it employs 3,000 people.

Headquartered in East Kilbride, Weir Flow Control designs, manufactures and supports highly engineered valves and pumps for global power, downstream oil and gas and industrial markets.

Paradis is currently president of Weir Oil & Gas’ Pressure Pumping business.

A mechanical engineering and MBA graduate of Texas A&M University, Paradis joined Weir in 2012.

He has 22 years of experience in the flow control industry, including 14 years with Tyco Flow Control where he served as global director of sales, marketing and strategy of its pressure management group.