Sivasankaran Somasundaram

CEO at ChampionX

Sivasankaran “Soma” Somasundaram is president and Chief Executive Officer of ChampionX. He also sits on the Company’s Board of Directors.

Prior to Apergy’s merger with ChampionX, he was Apergy’s president and CEO as well as a member of the Board of Directors.

Prior to his role at Apergy, which was created in a spin-off from Dover Corporation in 2018, Soma was vice president of Dover Corporation and president and CEO of Dover Energy. He held a number of other senior executive leadership roles at Dover, including executive vice president of Dover Energy, executive vice president of Dover Fluid Management, president of Dover’s Fluid Solutions Platform, president of Dover’s Gas Equipment Group and president of Dover’s RPA Process Technologies business.

Before joining Dover in 2004, Soma served in various global leadership roles at GL&V Inc. and Baker Hughes Inc.

He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Anna University and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Oklahoma.



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