FMC Technologies announces the retirement of Robert Potter
HOUSTON -- FMC Technologies, Inc. has announced that its president, Robert L. Potter, will retire from the company on November 30, 2013.
John T. Gremp, chairman and CEO of FMC Technologies, will assume the role of president in addition to his current responsibilities.
Potter, 62, has been a key contributor to the company's success. He was instrumental in helping the company grow from $1.9 billion in 2001 to more than $6 billion today, with eleven consecutive years of earnings growth.
"The FMC Technologies board of directors and I appreciate Bob's long record of accomplishments across many disciplines, functions and businesses, and the enduring contributions he has made to FMC Technologies," said Gremp.
Potter, a 40-year company veteran with extensive experience in sales and marketing, has served as president of FMC Technologies since 2012. Prior to this role, he served in several executive positions including Executive V.P. of Energy Systems.
Gremp added that Potter and the executive team will work together to ensure a smooth transition of customer and other business relationships.