SACRAMENTO, Calif. — TESCO Controls, a United Flow Technologies (UFT) company, a systems integrators in the water/wastewater industry, named Hamid Sarshar president of the organization. Sarshar will lead the 50-year-old company into the next strategic phase of growth and innovation within the UFT platform. Sarshar joined UFT in October 2022 as executive vice president of operations focused on operational optimization efforts at TESCO.

"I am personally thrilled Hamid has accepted the position of president of TESCO Controls,” said Matt Hart, CEO, UFT. “I am confident in his ability to immediately step into this leadership role at this important moment in TESCO’s history. Hamid is an exceptional leader who is respected for driving a people first culture, improving operational performance, mentoring talent, and delivering exceptional consolidated growth while upholding the highest safety standards. “Hamid’s extensive leadership background and industrial experience will accelerate the organizational and process improvements already underway, including expanding capacity to better serve our customers, creating efficiencies, and driving synergies between TESCO and the rest of the UFT organization, continued Hart.”

Sarshar has 20-plus years of experience working for OEMs across multiple industries. Prior to joining UFT, Sarshar was vice president and general manager of Flowserve’s $550 million global isolation valve business for four years. At Flowserve, Sarshar, led more than 1,500 people and nine production locations worldwide, growing operating income by more than 24%, improving on-time delivery, and establishing AGILE product development for Flowserve’s most strategic R&D projects.

Prior to Flowserve, Sarshar was a senior executive with General Electric Oil & Gas, last serving as executive director of offshore engineering, where he led a team of 200 subsea drilling system engineers in seven countries responsible for GE’s $800 million offshore business unit. Sarshar earned his bachelor and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering degrees from the University of Washington and holds 13 patents.

“I am honored to be named president of TESCO,” said Sarshar. “TESCO has established itself as a leader in the water/wastewater systems integration space, providing essential solutions to critical infrastructure, expanding its national footprint, and leading in process control design-build for large-scale projects. As president, I will be focused on our people and business processes so TESCO can deliver on its commitments to customers and stakeholders alike.”

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