SOLON, Ohio (May 8, 2012)--Frank J. Roddy has been appointed to the newly created position of executive vice president, finance and administration for Swagelok Company. Arthur F. Anton, president and chief executive officer, noted that “This newly created position recognizes Frank for his wonderful achievements at Swagelok and will help bring synergies to the company’s finance, customer service, supply chain, and information technology functions.”
Roddy will have reporting to him the vice president of customer service and supply chain, the chief information officer, the chief financial officer, and the director of risk management.
He joined Swagelok in 1993 as director of taxes and in 1999 was named treasurer. He was appointed Swagelok vice president and CFO in May 2000, and was recognized as CFO of the year by Crain’s Cleveland Business in 2007.
Roddy is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Northeast Ohio Alumni Advisory Council for Ernst & Young, and the Cleveland Advisory Board of FM Global. He also serves on the board of Cleveland Central Catholic High School.
Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok Company is a major developer and provider of fluid system solutions, including products, assemblies, and services for the research, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, alternative fuels, and semiconductor industries. Its manufacturing, research, technical support, and distribution facilities support a global network of more than 200 authorized sales and service centers in 57 countries. For more information about Swagelok, visit the company’s Web site at www.swagelok.com.