Adam Peakes Appointed EVP, CFO Merichem Company

Merichem Company announced the appointment of Adam Peakes to the position of  Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In addition to his financial and fiduciary duties as CFO, Peakes comes to Merichem with a strong background in strategic financial management, including mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Merichem, Peakes was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Noble Corporation plc in January 2017.  Prior to joining Noble, Peakes served since 2011 as Managing Director and Head of OFS Investment Banking at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company, an integrated investment and merchant bank serving the energy industry. From 1999 to 2011, he served in various roles at Goldman Sachs & Company, including most recently as Managing Director, Global Natural Resources in the Investment Banking Division. 

“I am excited to have Adam joining the Merichem team as CFO” said Kendra Lee, Merichem Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  “As we look toward growing the company, I am confident that Adam’s background will add depth to our financial analysis and planning activities and drive our strategic decisions to operational excellence”.

Peakes received a BA in political science and managerial studies from Rice University in 1995 and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2000. 

Merichem is a global leader in full-service sulfur removal, caustic treating and spent caustic treatment technologies. Merichem also provides spent caustic handling services as an alternative to technology solutions. Our reputation stands on principles of proven performance, unsurpassed expertise, and an uncommon commitment to our customers.