Paul Mueller Company announced that Marcelino Rodriguez, chief financial officer, will be leaving the company effective Feb. 20, 2014, to become the controller and chief accounting officer of KMG Chemicals. The company has initiated a search for his replacement. 

“Marcelino’s leadership, during a period of great progress for our company, has been invaluable and his high spirit has affected all of us,” said David Moore, president and chief executive officer. “I wish him the best success and look forward to our continued friendship.” 

Rodriguez expressed his appreciation for the Paul Mueller Company and its employees. “I will deeply miss the Paul Mueller Company and all the relationships developed during my tenure,” he said. “I am confident that Paul Mueller Company, under David’s leadership and with its committed employees, will continue this great success story. I am very proud of what we accomplished and know that great things are in store for Paul Mueller Company.” 

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Rodriguez joined Paul Mueller Company in 2011 to serve as CFO. Prior to joining Paul Mueller Company, he was the CFO for Lhoist North America. He also served as the controller for Jose Cuervo International, controller for the operations division of RG Barry, and held various positions within Harte-Hanks Communications. 

Paul Mueller Company is a manufacturer of high-quality stainless steel equipment used worldwide on dairy farms and in wide varieties of industrial applications, including food, dairy, and beverage processing; transportation; pharmaceutical, biotechnological, and chemical processing; water distillation; heat transfer; heat recovery; HVAC; and process cooling.

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