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Dresser-Rand Appoints Jan Kees Van Gaalen As CFO

Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC: Quote) a provider of engineered rotating equipment solutions, Wednesday announced the appointment of Jan Kees van Gaalen as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 1. He takes over from Mark Baldwin, whose impending retirement was earlier made public.

Van Gaalen previously worked for Baker Hughes Inc., a public company and provider of drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production products and services to the oil and gas industry, where he served as Vice President and Treasurer.

Commenting on the development, Vincent Volpe, Jr., Dresser-Rand's CEO said, "Jan Kees' knowledge of our industry, along with his strong financial and operational pedigree and vast international experience provides him a solid platform for the role of Chief Financial Officer of Dresser-Rand." and, thanking the retiring CFO said, "...I am also pleased that Mark will be available to assist the company during the transition period with Jan Kees."

by RTT Staff Writer

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