Posted May 16, 2018

DXP names new accounting officer

DXP Enterprises announced that Eugene Padgett has been appointed chief accounting officer.

Padgett is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of experience in accounting within a public company environment. He replaces Mac McConnell, who retired March 31.

Previous to DXP, Padgett spent 10 years with Spectra Energy in several positions including general manager of U.S. and Canadian tax, director of U.S. operations accounting and general manager corporate accounting. Prior to Spectra Energy, he spent seven years with Duke Energy in various roles covering corporate accounting, accounting research and policy and working as a divisional controller. 

“I am excited to have Gene as part of the DXP accounting and finance team. After conducting an extensive search, we found a great candidate and partner in Gene. I look forward to working with Gene and building a stronger strategic, technical and operational accounting and finance function to support the DXP businesses," said Kent Yee, DXP chief financial officer.