Michael M. Larsen,
Interim Chief Executive Officer, VP, and Chief Financial Officer
Michael M. Larsen was appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Gardner Denver, Inc., in October 2010, and effective July 16, 2012 Interim CEO. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Larsen was Chief Financial Officer, General Electric (GE) Water & Process Technologies, a global organization with revenues of approximately $2 billion and 7,500 employees. His previous experience includes more than 15 years with General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), where he served in a variety of financial leadership roles in GE Plastics, GE Industrial, GE Energy Services and GE Power & Water. He joined GE’s European Healthcare organization in Paris, France in 1995 and served on GE’s Corporate Audit staff for six years. Additionally, Mr. Larsen worked in the banking industry in Denmark and Luxembourg during the early years of his career. Mr. Larsen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Economics from the American University of Paris and MBA’s from Columbia University and London Business School.
Vice President, and President Engineered Products Group
T. Duane Morgan, was promoted to Vice President, Gardner Denver and President, Engineered Products Group in January 2009. He joined the Company as Vice President and General Manager of the Gardner Denver Fluid Transfer Division in December 2005. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Morgan served as President of Process Valves for Cooper Cameron Valves, a division of Cameron International Corporation in Houston, TX, a publicly traded provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries, Vice President and General Manager, Aftermarket Services, from 2003 to 2005, and President of Orbit Valve, a division of Cooper Cameron Valves, from 1998 to 2002. From 1985 to 1998, he served in various capacities in plant and sales management for Cooper Oil Tool Division, Cooper Industries. Before joining Cooper, he held various positions in finance, marketing and sales with Joy Manufacturing Company and B.F. Goodrich Company. Mr. Morgan holds a B.S. in mathematics from McNeese State University and an M.B.A. from Louisiana State University. Mr. Morgan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Valve Manufacturers Association.
Brian L. Cunkelman,
Vice President, and President Industrial Products
Mr. Cunkelman was promoted to Vice President, Gardner Denver, Inc. and President, Industrial Products Group in April, 2011. Mr. Cunkelman joined Gardner Denver in 2010 as Vice President, IPG Americas, and was promoted in 2011 to Vice President and General Manager for Emco Wheaton, a division of Gardner Denver, headquartered in Germany. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Cunkelman was Vice President of the Engineering Solutions business unit for Dell Corporation, and spent more than 17 years with Wabtec Corporation in a variety of operational and business leadership roles of increasing responsibility. These roles included Product Development, Operations Management, International Business Development, and Aftermarket Development. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and has extensive experience in implementing Lean principles.
Susan A. Gunn,
Vice President, Human Resources
Susan A. Gunn was appointed Vice President, Human Resources in January 2012. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Ms. Gunn was employed by Hay Group as Global Head of Human Resources, responsible for developing and directing the company's world-wide people strategy. Hay Group is a private global management consulting firm that provides extensive support in evaluating and implementing human resources strategy. Prior to Hay Group, Ms. Gunn was an Executive Officer and the Head of Human Resources for Willis Group Holdings, plc, a global risk management and insurance broking organization with revenues of $3.5 billion and 17,000 employees. Ms. Gunn's experience also includes progressively senior HR roles at both Revlon and Vivendi Universal (The Seagram Company). Ms. Gunn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Honors Graduate Certificate in Human Resources from McGill University.
Brent A. Walters,
VP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary
Brent A. Walters, age 45, was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Gardner Denver in August 2009, and appointed Secretary of the Company in February 2010. He joined the Company from Caterpillar Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of construction machinery and equipment, where he held a series of positions with increasing responsibility from 1996 to 2009, most recently as Senior Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining Caterpillar in 1996, Mr. Walters was an associate attorney with Hinshaw & Culbertson from 1991 to 1996 and a financial auditor with KPMG LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP prior to attending law school. Mr. Walters has a B.S. in accounting from Bradley University and J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law. He is a Certified Public Accountant.