PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 01, 2013 -
Pall Corporation (NYSE:
PLL) today announced that its board of directors will appoint Akhil
Johri as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective May 1, 2013. Mr.
Johri, 51, is currently Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial
Officer for United Technologies Corporation’s (UTC) Propulsion &
Aerospace Systems group, a $27 billion unit consisting of industry
leaders Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems.
“Akhil is a highly regarded and accomplished executive with a proven
track record of financial leadership for global industrial technology
and aerospace businesses. His strong background in strategic finance and
operations combined with his investor relations and business development
experience makes him an ideal fit for Pall,” said Larry Kingsley, Pall’s
President and CEO. “We are thrilled to add someone with this experience
who is as versatile as Akhil to our Executive Management Team.”
During a 26-year career with UTC, Mr. Johri has held various executive
positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to his current role, he
served as CFO for UTC’s Carrier Transicold and UTC’s Fire & Security
units as well as for Carrier Asia Pacific Operations. He led Corporate
Investor Relations for UTC and has been very involved with UTC’s
Financial Leadership Development program. He also has extensive
experience in leading operational restructuring activities, geographic
market expansion, acquisition integration and supply chain optimization.
Mr. Johri is a graduate of the premier Indian Institute of Management,
Ahmedabad and is a Chartered Accountant.
Pall President and CEO Larry Kingsley, who was recently named interim
CFO, will continue in that role until Mr. Johri officially joins Pall.
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation (NYSE:
PLL) 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 is
an S&P 500 company serving customers worldwide. Pall has been named a
“top green company” by Newsweek magazine. To see how Pall is
helping enable a greener, safer, more sustainable future, follow us on
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