Crane ChemPharma announces new president

Crane ChemPharma & Energy has announced the appointment of Alejandro (Alex) Alcala as the President of its global business.

Mr. Alcala brings more than 20 years of relevant industry experience to his new role, having recently served as the President of Crane’s Pumps & Systems business. Alex joined CP&S at the beginning of last year and led this Fluid Handling business, which provides pumping solutions across a broad spectrum of products and diverse end markets and channels. Alex has clearly demonstrated his commitment to Crane’s values and his ability to drive profitable growth. Under his leadership, the company has seen improved business results and significant year-over-year growth.

Prior to Crane, Alex had a successful 17 year career with Eaton Corporation. Alex held various operational and strategic marketing positions at Eaton. He started his career in operations and ultimately was promoted to Plant Manager for two of Eaton’s key manufacturing locations. Prior to joining Crane, he had full profit and loss responsibility for a $200 million business, where he developed and deployed successful growth strategies targeting a diverse range of industrial market segments.

Alex Alcala completed dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, graduating with honors from Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterey in Monterey, Mexico. Alex has an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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