Vicente Reynal has served as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2016 and is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Reynal is responsible for leading the Company and driving its overall growth and profitability as a global supplier of innovative and application-critical flow control products, services, and solutions. Mr. Reynal joined Gardner Denver in May 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer of our Industrials Segment. Before joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Reynal spent 11 years at Danaher Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of professional, medical, industrial, and commercial product and services, where he most recently served as the Group President of Dental Technologies from December 2013 to May 2015, leading the KaVo Kerr Group. Mr. Reynal also held various other executive positions at Danaher Corporation, including President of the Ormco business from October 2011 to December 2013, President of the Pelton & Crane, KaVo business from 2007 to 2011, and Vice President Global Operations for the Danaher Motion Platform from 2004 to 2007. Prior to joining Danaher, Mr. Reynal served in various operational and executive roles at Thermo Fisher Scientific and AlliedSignal Corp. (which merged with Honeywell, Inc. to become in Honeywell International, Inc. in 1999). Mr. Reynal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and Master of Science degrees in both Mechanical Engineering and Technology & Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Philip T. Herndon has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2016. Mr. Herndon joined Gardner Denver in January 2016 as Chief Financial Officer of our Industrials Segment. Mr. Herndon is responsible for leading the company's financial and accounting operations, information technology on a global basis, and global pricing excellence. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Herndon served as the Chief Financial Officer of Capital Safety, Inc., the nation's top producer of fall safety equipment, from November 2012 to August 2015. Prior to joining Capital Safety, Mr. Herndon was Vice President of Finance for Sealed Air Corporation, a packaging manufacturer, from 2011 to 2012. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Herndon was Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Controller at Diversey, Inc. Prior to 2007, Mr. Herndon held various financial and general management roles within Diversey, Inc. Mr. Herndon graduated from the Indiana University of Bloomington with a Bachelor of Business Administration and holds a Master of Business from Marquette University.
Andrew Schiesl has served as our Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary since joining Gardner Denver in December 2013. Mr. Schiesl is responsible for leading the Company's legal, compliance, governance and risk management functions and has global oversight for human resource and compensation matters. Mr. Schiesl served as Vice President and General Counsel of Quad/Graphics, Inc., a commercial printing business, from 2003 until he joined Gardner Denver. Prior to Quad/Graphics, he was Senior Counsel at Harley-Davidson, Inc., after beginning his career practicing law with Foley & Lardner LLP in Milwaukee. Mr. Schiesl received a bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Law. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Enrique Miñarro Viseras has served as our Vice President and General Manager, Industrials Segment EMEA Region since joining Gardner Denver in May 2016. Mr. Miñarro Viseras is responsible for leading all Industrials segment operations including sales, service, and manufacturing within Europe and India. Prior to Gardner Denver, Mr. Miñarro Viseras had an extensive fifteen year career at Emerson Network Power and Emerson Industrial Automation, most recently serving as the Managing Director, Emerson Network Power from May 2015 to April 2016. Prior to Managing Director, Mr. Miñarro Viseras held the position of President, Control Techniques for Emerson Industrial Automation from July 2012 to April 2015. Mr. Miñarro Viseras holds a Doctorate in Engineering, a Master of Business Administration, and a Master of Engineering and Management from Cranfield University, United Kingdom and a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Politécnica of Valencia, Spain.
Mark Sweeney has served as our Chief Accounting Officer since January 2017. Mr. Sweeney joined Gardner Denver as Corporate Controller in May 2014 and is responsible for controllership, accounting, financial reporting, financial systems, and global shared-services for the Company. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Sweeney served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of J C Penney Company from September 2012 to September 2013. Prior to J C Penney, Mr. Sweeney served as Vice President and Operational Controller at General Electric from 2008 to 2012 and held multiple finance positions with increasing responsibility in General Electric's Energy Division from 1997 through 2008. Mr. Sweeney graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Accountancy and is a certified public accountant.
Neil Snyder has served as our Senior Vice President in charge of Strategy, Business Development and Planning since January 2017. Mr. Snyder joined Gardner Denver in March 2016 as Vice President Strategy & Planning, Industrials Segment. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Mr. Snyder served as Vice President, Head of Financial Planning and Analysis from June 2012 to January 2016 and President, Europe, Middle East and Africa from September 2013 to May 2014 for Capital Safety Inc. the nation's top producer of fall safety equipment. Previously, Mr. Snyder held various executive roles of increasing responsibility at United Technologies Corporation from 2007 to 2012 and Hewlett-Packard Company from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Snyder began his career at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Snyder holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a certified public accountant.
Kimberly Rubottom has served as our Vice President of Human Resources since January 2015. Ms. Rubottom joined Gardner Denver in January 2014 as Vice President, Industrial Segment focusing on Organization Management & Strategy. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, Ms. Rubottom served most recently as Underground Hard Rock Drilling Global Product Manager for Caterpillar Inc. from July 2011 to December 2013. Ms. Rubottom previously held multiple roles with increasing responsibility in Human Resources, Corporate Control, Business Management, and Operations/Lean Management at Caterpillar Inc., Bucyrus International Inc., and DBT GmbH from 1999 through 2011. Ms. Rubottom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.