PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 28, 2010 -
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today announced that its Board of Directors
elected Amy E. Alving, Ph.D as Director effective April 23, 2010. The
election followed the Board's vote to amend the Company's bylaws to
increase the number of directors to twelve.
Dr. Alving, 47, is the Chief Technology Officer and a Senior Vice
President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). SAIC
(NYSE: SAI) is a $10.8 billion scientific, engineering and technology
applications company that “solves problems of vital importance to the
nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment,
critical infrastructure, and health.”
Dr. Alving leads SAIC's Office of Technology which is responsible for
the creation, communication and implementation of SAIC's technical and
scientific vision and strategy. She joined SAIC in 2005 as the Chief
Technology Officer for the Engineering, Training and Logistics Group and
later served as the Corporate Chief Scientist. She has a broad
background in industry, government and academia, with over 15 years of
experience in the areas of technology and national security.
Prior to joining SAIC, she served as the Director of the Special
Projects Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
where she was a member of the Senior Executive Service. In this role she
was responsible for strategic planning, operations, finances, security,
program development and execution. Earlier, Dr. Alving was a White House
Fellow serving at the Department of Commerce.
Dr. Alving graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in mechanical
engineering and from Princeton University with a Ph.D. in mechanical and
aerospace engineering. She is a member of the Naval Research Advisory
Committee and has been a member or advisor to the Army Science Board,
Defense Science Board and National Academies studies. She is also a
member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Eric Krasnoff, Pall Corporation Chairman and CEO, said, “We are honored
to welcome Dr. Alving to the Pall Corporation Board of Directors. Her
varied experiences match up well with Pall's many markets. We look
forward to her contributions to our Company for many years to come.”
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, transfusion and veterinary 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 engineered solutions enable process and
product innovation and minimize emissions and waste. Pall Corporation,
with total revenues of $2.3 billion for fiscal 2009, is an S&P 500
company with more than 10,000 employees serving customers worldwide.
Pall has been named a top "green company" by Newsweek magazine. To see
how Pall is helping enable a greener and more sustainable future, visit www.pall.com.
Dr. Alving resides in McLean, VA, with her husband, Lt. Gen. Dan Leaf
(US Air Force, retired).