Teleflex names new CFO

LIMERICK, Pa. – Teleflex Inc. has appointed Kevin Gordon as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately, the company said in a statement yesterday.

Gordon, 44, was previously senior vice president of corporate development for Teleflex, leading the company’s strategy and acquisition programs. Gordon succeeds Martin Headley, 50, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Headley has been the company’s chief financial officer since 2004.

“[Headley] provided financial leadership through the largest restructuring and divestiture program in company history while improving the company’s solid financial fundamentals,” said Jeffrey Black, chairman and chief executive officer.

“During his ten year career with Teleflex, Kevin developed an outstanding track record as a leader in corporate development and finance,” Black continued. “His successful leadership of growth initiatives, broad knowledge of our global businesses and strategies, and understanding of operations and finance will enable him to contribute immediately to our finance and executive teams. We expect this to be a seamless transition as we continue our focus on solid fundamentals and creating opportunities for growth.”

Prior to joining Teleflex, Gordon was the general manager and chief financial officer of a small, publicly held manufacturing company where he held various positions in accounting and operations management. He is a CPA who began his career in accounting and financial management with seven years at KPMG.

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