DALLAS - Flowserve Corp., a global provider of fluid-motion and control products and services, announced that Thomas E. Ferguson has been elected president of the Hydraulic Institute for 2006-2007. He will also serve as a member of the board of directors.

Ferguson, an industry veteran, is a vice president of Flowserve Corp. and president of Flowserve Pumps. He has more than 24 years of experience in the flow-control industry, including more than 15 years with Flowserve and one of its predecessor companies, BW/IP International.