Flow control and instrumentation specialist Rotork plc (Rotork) has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kiet Huynh.

Currently employed as Managing Director of Rotork’s Water & Power and Chemical, Process & Industrial (CPI) divisions, Huynh will join the Board, assuming the role of CEO with immediate effect. 

Outgoing CEO Kevin Hostetler will step down from the Board today (12th January) but will remain available to support the transition. 

Having ‘excelled’ in the leadership of the CPI and Water & Power divisions, Huynh was praised by Martin Lamb, Chairman, Rotork, who added, “He has the leadership skills and operational experience to build on the excellent progress made over the last four years through the Growth Acceleration Programme.” 

“I would like to thank Kevin for his excellent contribution to the business.” 

The company is set to publish its 2021 full-year results on 1st March 2022.