Lydall names new chief financial officer

On August 21, Lydall, Inc. (CSA CSM) named Scott Deakin its new executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will join the company on September 8, 2015.

Deakin was formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer at Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., a diversified global manufacturer with operating segments that serve the aerospace and defense, life sciences, specialty chemicals and food and flavoring industries. Prior to Ensign-Bickford, Deakin served as a strategy and operations consultant and held financial leadership and general manager roles with leading diversified companies, including Eaton Corporation and Barners Group Inc. In his last role at Eaton, he served as the general manager of the Power Products Division, a global supplier of hydraulic pumps and motors.

“We are delighted to have Scott join Lydall’s executive leadership team,” said Dale G. Barnhart, president and chief executive officer of Lydall. “He brings significant financial, operational and strategy experience in highly complex, global manufacturing businesses and a proven ability to drive profitable growth. He is an outstanding leader who provides the right balance of financial discipline, operational rigor and business strategy.”

Deakin holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.