East Hills, NY (November 19, 2008) - - Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification systems and technologies today announced that its shareholders elected Ronald Hoffman, CEO of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), to its board of directors, effective immediately. The announcement came at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders held today at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, New York.
Dover Corporation, with over $7 billion in annual revenues, is a global portfolio of manufacturing companies providing innovative components and equipment, specialty systems and support services for a variety of applications in the industrial products, engineered systems, fluid management and electronic technologies markets.
Prior to becoming CEO of Dover Corporation, Mr. Hoffman served as its President & Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he was President & Chief Executive Officer of Dover Resources, where he earlier served as Executive Vice President.
Eric Krasnoff, Chairman & CEO of Pall, said, "We are delighted to welcome Ronald Hoffman to the Pall Corporation board. He is a highly regarded manager and a great individual. His extensive management and industrial experience in the global marketplace will be a strong benefit to Pall."
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is the global leader in the rapidly growing field of filtration, separation and purification. Pall is organized into two businesses: Life Sciences and Industrial. These businesses provide leading-edge products to meet the demanding needs of customers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, transfusion medicine, energy, electronics, water purification, aerospace, transportation and broad industrial markets. Total revenues for fiscal year 2008 were $2.6 billion. The Company is headquartered in East Hills, New York and has extensive operations around the world. For more information visit Pall at http://www.pall.com.