EAST HILLS, N.Y., July 20, 2009 -
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today announced that its Board of Directors
elected Robert B. Coutts as a Director effective July 16, 2009.
Pall Corporation Chairman and CEO Eric Krasnoff said, "Bob Coutts is a
strong addition to our board. He has a proven track record of
achievement and solid experience in many of the markets in which Pall
operates. His broad executive, operating and board experience are an
excellent fit. We welcome Bob to our Board."
Mr. Coutts, 59, a 15-year veteran of Lockheed Martin Corporation, was
Executive Vice President from 1999 until his retirement in 2008. While
serving in this capacity, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Sandia
Corporation. Sandia, which is a Lockheed Martin company, manages Sandia
National Laboratories for the U.S. Department of Energy's Nuclear
Security Administration. These laboratories have major R&D
responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental
technologies and economic competitiveness.
Prior to this, Mr. Coutts ran Lockheed’s Electronic Systems business,
was Executive Vice President of the Systems Integration business area,
and President and Chief Operating Officer of the former Electronics
Earlier in his career, Mr. Coutts was President of Martin Marietta Aero
& Naval Systems and General Manager of the GE Aerospace Operations
Note to local editors: Mr. Coutts is a graduate of Tufts
University. He resides in Maryland with his wife, Ingrid.
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is a filtration, separation and purification
leader providing Total Fluid ManagementSM solutions to meet
the critical needs of customers in biopharmaceutical, hospital and
transfusion medicine, energy and alternative energy, electronics,
municipal and industrial water, aerospace, transportation and broad
industrial markets. Together with our customers, we foster health,
safety and environmentally responsible technologies. The Company’s
products enable process and product innovation and minimize emissions
and waste. Pall Corporation is an S&P 500 company with more than 10,000
employees servicing customers worldwide. To see how Pall is helping
enable a greener and more sustainable future visit www.pall.com.