PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., February 11, 2011 - Pall Corporation’s (NYSE:PLL) Board of Directors has elected Wolfgang Platz Group Vice President and President of Pall Industrial. Mr. Platz reports to Roberto Perez, Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Platz, 52, joined Pall Corporation in 1981. He has served in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as President of Pall Industrial -- Europe. Prior to that, he had global responsibility for Pall’s Food and Beverage market. He was instrumental in leading Pall’s expansion into the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
“Wolfgang’s extensive knowledge of Pall coupled with his proven track record of performance make him ideally suited to lead Pall Industrial to the next level,” said Eric Krasnoff, Pall Chairman, President and CEO.
Roberto Perez said, “I am pleased that we have a deep bench of talented leaders on the Industrial team to support Wolfgang through this transition. We’re looking forward to continuing to build the business together.”
Pall Industrial represents approximately half of total Pall Corporation revenues. The Industrial business serves virtually all manufacturing sectors with enabling filtration technology that improves product quality, process economics and minimizes emission and waste. Key Industrial markets include Microelectronics, Energy & Water, Aerospace, and Machinery & Equipment.
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is a filtration, separation and purification leader providing solutions to meet the critical fluid management needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry. Pall works with customers to advance health, safety and environmentally responsible technologies. The Company’s engineered products enable process and product innovation and minimize emissions and waste. Pall Corporation, with total revenues of $2.4 billion for fiscal 2010, is an S&P 500 company with more than 10,000 employees serving customers worldwide. To see how Pall is helping enable a greener, safer, more sustainable future, visit www.pall.com/green.