Kearney served as chairman for SPX FLOW through 2017 and was CEO and president through 2015. He served in the same roles at SPX Corporation before it spun-off SPX FLOW. He was also general counsel of SPX Corporation earlier in his career. He currently is on the board of Nucor Corporation. Christopher J. Kearney is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SPX. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2004, and added the title of Chairman in May 2007. He joined the company in February 1997 as Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel and an officer of the company. Prior to joining SPX he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Grimes Aerospace Company, a leading manufacturer of aircraft lighting equipment, engine system components and electronic systems. His business experience also includes positions at Borg-Warner Chemicals as Senior Attorney and Senior Counsel at General Electric's global materials business. Mr. Kearney holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from DePaul University Law School. Mr. Kearney is a Member of the Advisory Council for University Libraries, University of Notre Dame. Mr. Kearney has been a director of SPX since 2004.