Flowserve has started the search for a permanent replacement.

Malcolm Platt, vice president, finance for Flowserve’s Industrial Product Division, will serve as the company’s interim chief financial officer with primary responsibility for operational finance functions. Platt joined Flowserve in 2002, and has served in his current role since January 2012.

"On behalf of Flowserve, I offer my sincere thanks to Mike for his service to the company,” said Mark Blinn, Flowserve president and CEO. “Since joining Flowserve, Mike has made a number of valuable contributions that we will be able to build on and take to the next level. I appreciate the sacrifices he has made these past three years commuting from Houston and I wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”