Henri V. Azibert
Technical Director, FSA
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) named Henri V. Azibert as its new Technical Director. A long-time FSA member while employed by A.W. Chesterton Company, Mr. Azibert served as Chairman of FSA's Mechanical Seal Division and of the Mechanical Seal and Mechanical Packing Technical Committees and was a member of the Strategic Planning, Government Affairs, and Marketing Committees. He served most recently as a member of the Board of Directors and held the office of Vice President for the last two and a half years.
Mr. Azibert received his Baccalauréat from Lycée Louis Le Grand, a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, a doctorate degree from Boston College, and a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.
After a varied career, Mr. Azibert joined the A.W. Chesterton Company in 1980 as a design engineer in the Mechanical Seals Division. He was responsible for all the mechanical seal and mechanical packing engineering staff and product lines. He was granted over 30 patents on mechanical seal designs and improvements. Mr. Azibert maintains his standing in the Massachusetts Bar, is a member of the API 682 and 3A Mechanical Seal Standard Task forces, and is a member of the Texas A&M Pump Symposium Advisory Board.
Mr. Azibert replaces Peter Petrunich, who retired from his position as FSA Technical Director after being with the association for 17 years.