Fenton Challgren Promoted to President of IDEX (CFP)
Cedar Falls, Iowa, June 5, 2012 - IDEX Corporation recently announced the promotion of Fenton Challgren to President of Chemical, Food & Process (CFP) which includes three Business Units, Viking Pump, Wright Flow Technologies, located in Cedar Falls, Iowa and Richter Chemie, located in Kempen Germany.
Mr. Challgren has been with IDEX Corporation for 6 years and has demonstrated superior leadership and achieved outstanding results and growth. His most recent role has been General Manager of Viking Pump which recently celebrated its 100 year anniversary in 2011.
Additionally, Viking Pump announced the appointment of Kerry Baskins to the position of Vice President of Sales. In this role, Mr. Baskins will be responsible for the worldwide sales for Viking Pump and Wright Flow Technologies products.
Kerry's early career included sales and marketing roles with Viking Pump from 1990-1997. Since that time, Kerry has held titles at Liquid Handling Systems of San Diego, JCI Industries and, most recently as Vice President of Grundfos Pumps. Kerry has a bachelor's degree from Wartburg College and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Kerry's combination of experience and education will be a strong asset to the Viking and Wright Flow team.
About Viking Pump, Inc.
Viking Pump, a unit of IDEX Corporation, designs and manufactures rotary positive displacement pumps for thousands of liquids and applications. Drawing on more than 100 years of experience, an extensive worldwide distributor network, and four manufacturing facilities worldwide, Viking Pump offers comprehensive service and application expertise.
About Richter Chemie
Richter Chemie-Technik is known as the 1st choice in the process industry with its plastic-lined magnetic drive process pumps for conveying corrosive, environmentally critical and high-purity fluids, especially with high pressure and temperature requirements and large flow volumes.
About Wright Flow Technologies
Wright Flow Technologies, part of IDEX Corporation, offers technologies such as Rotary Lobe, Circumferential Piston, AODD, and Magnetic & Turbine Flow Meters. This portfolio provides solutions to applications in the Food, Dairy, Beverages, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Chemical and other special industries.
For more information on Viking Pump, Wright Flow Technologies or Richter, call (319) 266-1741, fax (319) 273-8157, e-mail email@example.com or mail Viking Pump Inc., 406 State Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-0008 USA.