Colfax names Christopher Hix CFO
Mr. Hix most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of OM Group, Inc., a publically-listed diversified industrial company. Mr. Hix served within OM Group from 2012 until the company's acquisition in late 2015.
Prior to this assignment, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Robbins & Myers, a global publicly-listed diversified industrial company from 2006-2011.
Prior to this, Mr. Hix spent 13 years in a variety of operating and financial roles of increasing responsibility within Roper Industries, a global industrial and technology company that underwent rapid growth and transitioned from private to public ownership during his tenure.
Mr. Hix holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and a master's degree in business administration from St. Mary's College of California. He also holds a certificate of public accountancy from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Mr. Hix will formally transition into the Chief Financial Officer role following the filing Colfax's 10-Q for the second quarter of 2016 in August.
He succeeds Scott Brannan, who will assist in this transition and will continue to serve as a part-time non-executive advisor while also working for the Rales family office.