Paradis, currently president of Weir Oil & Gas’s Pressure Pumping business, succeeds John Heasley who was named Weir Group chief financial officer in October 2016.
Paradis joined Weir’s Oil & Gas division in 2012 as vice president of Sales and Marketing of Pressure Pumping based in Fort Worth, Texas. He was appointed president of Pressure Pumping in 2015. Before Weir, he spent 22 years working in the flow control industry including 14 years with Tyco Flow Control.
Commenting on the appointment, Weir Group CEO Jon Stanton said: “David is a great leader and his appointment reflects the depth and strength of the management team at Weir. He has led Pressure Pumping, the group’s largest business unit, with distinction through challenging markets. During this time he has improved safety and increased investment in research and development that has helped deliver differentiated technology that extends Weir’s leadership positions in attractive upstream markets.”
Paradis will take up his new role from 23 January 2017.