Gibson succeeds Marc Michael, who was appointed president and CEO of SPX Flow earlier this year.
Gibson has served as president of Strategic Initiatives for Ingersoll Rand’s Climate segment since June 2015.
Since joining Ingersoll Rand in 2004, Gibson has held a variety of general management, business development and product management roles at the company.
From October 2011 to June 2015, Gibson was vice president and general manager for the Thermo King Europe, Middle East and Africa truck and trailer business, with more than 800 employees in 80 EMEA countries.
Prior to joining Ingersoll Rand, Gibson was a consultant with McKinsey and Co.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Howard University as well as an MBA from Stanford University. Gibson also received a Master of Science degree in International Strategy and Diplomacy from the London School of Economics.
“Dwight comes to us with a proven track record of developing and leading growth in emerging markets and strategic product categories. Through his strong leadership skills, international background and nearly 20 years of business development and management experience, we expect Dwight to have a positive influence on growth and future development of our global Food and Beverage business,” said Marc Michael, SPX Flow president and CEO.
“We believe Dwight’s vast expertise in delivering customer value and his experience in Ingersoll Rand’s business operating system are key areas of strength that fit very well with our strategic initiatives and transition to an operating company.”
Gibson will report directly to Michael.