Our Leaders

We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders.

  • Sivasankaran ("Soma") Somasundaram
    President & CEO

    Sivasankaran (“Soma”) Somasundaram serves as Apergy’s President and CEO, and also as a member of its Board of Directors. Soma most recently served as a Vice President of Dover Corporation and as President and CEO of Dover Energy since 2013. Previously, he served as 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. Prior to joining Dover in 2004, Soma served in various global leadership roles at GL&V Inc. and Baker Hughes Inc. Soma received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University and a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

  • Jay A. Nutt
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Jay Nutt serves as Apergy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he also held with Dover Energy since March 2018. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Jay served as Senior Vice President and Controller of TechnipFMC plc, Vice President, Controller and Treasurer of FMC Technologies, Inc., and Vice President and Controller of FMC Technologies, Inc. Prior to 2008 when he became Corporate Controller, Jay held multiple positions in FMC Corporation and FMC Technologies, leading the financial operations of multiple business units. Jay received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Michigan State University and an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago.

  • Paul E. Mahoney
    President, Production and Automation Technologies

    Paul E. Mahoney serves as Apergy’s President, Production and Automation Technologies. Paul most recently served as President of Dover Artificial Lift, part of Dover Energy, a position he held since 2014. Previously, he served as Chief Operations Officer as well as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Operations for Dover Artificial Lift. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Paul served in various sales and management roles at Emerson Electric Company, including VP General Manager, Analyzers Group, VP Global Sales and Operations for the Analytical Group, and Director of Sales for the Process Automation Group. Paul received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Physics from the University of Buffalo and an MBA from Seattle University.

  • Rob K. Galloway
    President, Drilling Technologies

    Rob K. Galloway serves as Apergy’s President, Drilling Technologies. Rob most recently served as President of US Synthetic, part of Dover Energy, a position he held since 2010. Previously, Rob served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Operations of US Synthetic. Prior to joining Dover Energy, he served in various engineering roles for Baker Hughes and Hughes Christensen. Rob received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah.

  • Syed ("Ali") Raza
    Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

    Syed (“Ali”) Raza serves as Apergy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer. Ali most-recently served as President of Dover Energy Automation, part of Dover Energy, a position he held since 2016. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Ali was with Honeywell Process Solutions as Vice President and General Manager—Advanced Solutions, General Manager Advanced Solutions—Europe, Middle East & Africa, General Manager—Americas, and Director, Global Business Development. Ali received a B.E. in Computer Systems Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology and a MSc in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University.

  • Julia Wright
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

    Julia Wright serves as Apergy’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, a position she also held with Dover Energy most recently. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Julia served as Vice President and General Counsel at Nabors Industries Ltd. She served in various capacities in the Nabors law department during her time with the company, including as Interim General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, and Senior Counsel. Julia also served in senior legal roles at Tesco Corporation and began her legal career as a corporate attorney at the international law firms Baker & McKenzie LLP and Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Julia received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University, an M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.

  • Amy Thompson Broussard
    Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Amy Thompson Broussard serves as Apergy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Amy most recently served as Vice President, Human Resources, a position she held with Dover Energy since 2016. Previously, she served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Dover Artificial Lift. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Amy was with Baker Hughes Inc., including as the Director of Human Resources for the Western Hemisphere HR Service Centers, as the Director of Human Resources for the US Land Region, and Director of Human Resources for the Middle East Region. Amy received a B.S. in Human Resource Management from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Dallas.

  • Shankar Annamalai
    Senior Vice President Operations

    Shankar Annamalai serves as Apergy’s Senior Vice President Operations, a position he also held with Dover Energy since 2017. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Shankar was employed by Pentair plc. and served as Global Vice President of Operations and Supply of Pentair Technical Solutions, Senior Director of Operations of Pentair Valves & Controls, and Director of Operations of Pentair Water. Shankar received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Texas A&M University.