Heckmann Corp. of Palm Desert, Calif., has hired Charles R. Gordon (MBA '84) as president and chief operating officer, effective Oct. 1.
Gordon was most recently president and CEO of Siemens Water Technologies, a global business unit of Siemens AG. He served as executive vice president of the Siemens Water & Wastewater Systems Group from 2005 to 2007 and as executive vice president of the USFilter Water & Wastewater Services and Products Group from 1999 to 2005.
Gordon received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota and his MBA from Wake Forest University. He also serves on the board of Insituform Technologies Inc., where is a member of the audit and corporate governance/nominating committees.
Heckmann builds and manages water-related infrastructure such as pipelines.