John L. Stauch
Pentair President and Chief Executive Officer
John Stauch currently serves as Pentair President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Pentair as chief financial officer in 2007, Stauch served as chief financial officer of the automation and control systems unit of Honeywell International Inc. Previously, he held a series of executive, investor relations and managerial finance roles with Honeywell International Inc. and its predecessor AlliedSignal Inc. He also served as chief financial officer and IT director of PerkinElmer Optoelectronics. Stauch serves as a director of Deluxe where he is currently the chair of the Audit committee and member of the Finance committee. Stauch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Michigan State University.
Kelly A. Baker
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Kelly Baker currently serves as executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) for Pentair. Prior to joining the company in 2017, Baker served as CHRO for Minnesota-based Patterson Companies. In addition, for more than 20 years she held various human resources roles during her tenure at General Mills, including VP of HR for the U.S. segment. She earned her MBA from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Howard University.
Mark C. Borin
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Mark Borin currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Pentair. Borin began his career with the company in 2008 and most recently served as corporate controller and chief accounting officer. Prior to joining Pentair, he served as audit partner with KPMG and was a member of the firm for 19 years. At KPMG, Borin's list of clients included large, multi-national companies in the automotive, energy, real estate and transportation industries. Borin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Michigan. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Karl R. Frykman
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Karl Frykman currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Pentair. Frykman began his career with the company in 2000 and most recently served as senior vice president and president of the Water business for Pentair. Prior to joining Pentair, Frykman served as vice president of operations for American Products, vice president of research and development and manufacturing for Anthony Pools, and vice president of Poolsaver. Frykman holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University.
John H. Jacko
Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer
John Jacko currently serves as executive vice president and chief growth officer of Pentair. Prior to joining the company in 2017, he was vice president and chief marketing officer of Kennametal. Previously, Jacko was senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Flowserve Corporation, and also spent more than 20 years at Honeywell Aerospace (formerly Allied Signal) gaining experience and increasing leadership responsibility across a broad spectrum of product management, marketing and sales. Jacko holds an MBA from the University of New Haven, Connecticut, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Connecticut.
Karla C. Robertson
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Karla Robertson currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Pentair. Prior to joining the company in 2017, Robertson held several legal positions of increasing responsibility at SUPERVALU, serving as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary during the last four years of her tenure. Previously, Robertson was in-house employment counsel at Target Corporation, worked in private practice at Faegre & Benson LLP (currently Faegre Baker Daniels LLP) and served as a judicial law clerk for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Robertson holds her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver.
Philip M. Rolchigo, Ph. D.
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Philip M. Rolchigo, Ph.D. currently serves as executive vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) for Pentair. Rolchigo is a recognized thought leader in the field of water and wastewater treatment technologies. He served on the National Academy of Sciences’ Advancing Desalination Technology committee and has received 20 U.S. patents. Rolchigo also sits on a number of technology advisory boards including the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation’s Research Advisory Council. Prior to joining Pentair in 2007, he was CTO at Osmonics and held various leadership positions at GE Water & Process Technologies. Rolchigo holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester, a Ph.D. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and was an Industrial Research Affiliate in Chemical Engineering at MIT from 1990 to 1992.
Board of Directors
Glynis A. Bryan
Ms. Bryan is Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee for Pentair. Since 2007, Ms. Bryan has been the Chief Financial Officer of Insight Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of information technology products and solutions to clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Between 2005 and 2007, Ms. Bryan was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Swift Transportation Co., a holding company which operates the largest fleet of truckload carrier equipment in the United States. Between 2001 and 2005, Ms. Bryan was the Chief Financial Officer of APL Logistics, the supply-chain management arm of Singapore-based NOL Group, a logistics and global transportation business. Prior to joining APL, Ms. Bryan spent 16 years with Ryder System, Inc., a truck leasing company where Ms. Bryan served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ryder Transportation Services in 1999 and 2000.
Jacques H.G. Esculier
Mr. Esculier serves on the Board of Directors for Pentair. Since 2007, Mr. Esculier has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director and, since 2009, as Chairman of WABCO Holdings, Inc., a leading global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Esculier served as Vice President of American Standard Companies Inc. and President of its Vehicle Control Systems business. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Esculier served as Business Leader for American Standard’s Trane Commercial Systems’ Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Asia Region and in leadership positions at Allied Signal/Honeywell including as Vice President and General Manager of Environmental Control and Power Systems Enterprise and as Vice President of Aftermarket Services-Asia Pacific.
T. Michael Glenn
Mr. Glenn serves as the Chair of our Compensation Committee. Mr. Glenn currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Oak Hill Capital Partners, a private equity firm. From 1998 until his retirement in December 2016, Mr. Glenn served as the Executive Vice President—Market Development and Corporate Communications of FedEx Corporation, a global provider of supply chain, transportation, business and related information services. From 2000-2016, Mr. Glenn also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporate Services, responsible for all marketing, sales, customer service and retail operations functions for all FedEx Corporation operating companies including FedEx Office. Mr. Glenn is also a director of CenturyLink, Inc. and was formerly a director of Level 3 Communications, Inc. from 2012-2017, Deluxe Corporation from 2004 to 2007 and Renasant Corporation from 2008 to 2012.
Theodore L. Harris
Mr. Harris serves on the Board of Directors for Pentair. Since 2015, Mr. Harris has been the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Balchem Corporation, a provider of specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, medical sterilization and industrial industries. Since 2017, Mr. Harris has served as Chairman of Balchem Corporation's board of directors. Prior to joining Balchem, Mr. Harris spent 11 years at Ashland, Inc., a global specialty chemical provider in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, adhesives, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care, and pharmaceutical. Mr. Harris served in a variety of senior management positions at Ashland, Inc., serving most recently as Senior Vice President, President Performance Materials, from 2014 to 2015. Prior to this position, from 2011 to 2014, Mr. Harris served as Senior Vice President, President Performance Materials & Ashland Supply Chain, and prior to that, Vice President, President Performance Materials & Ashland Supply Chain. Between 1993 and 2004, Mr. Harris served in a variety of senior level roles for FMC Corporation, where he last served as General Manager of the Food Ingredients Business.
David A. Jones
Mr. Jones serves as the Chairman of the Board. Since 2008, Mr. Jones has been Senior Advisor to Oak Hill Capital Partners, a private equity firm. In 2017, Mr. Jones was appointed to the board of directors of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., a leading national restaurant chain; in 2016, Mr. Jones was appointed to the board of directors of Imagine! Print Solutions, a provider of in-store marketing solutions; and in 2012, Mr. Jones was appointed to the board of directors of Earth Fare, Inc., one of the largest natural food retailers in the U.S., all of which are privately owned by Oak Hill Capital Partners. Between 1996 and 2007, Mr. Jones was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands, Inc. (formerly Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with major businesses in batteries, lighting, shaving/grooming, personal care, lawn and garden, household insecticide and pet supply product categories. Mr. Jones also served in leadership roles with Rayovac, Spectrum Brands, Thermoscan and The Regina Company.
Michael T. Speetzen
Mr. Speetzen serves on the Board of Directors for Pentair. Since 2015, Mr. Speetzen has been Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Polaris Industries Inc., a global powersports leader with a product line-up that includes side-by-side and all-terrain off-road vehicles; motorcycles; moto-roadsters; and snowmobiles. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Speetzen was Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology equipment and service provider. Prior to joining Xylem, Mr. Speetzen served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ITT Fluid and Motion Control from 2009 to 2011, Chief Financial Officer for the StandardAero division of the private equity firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd. from 2007 to 2009, and various positions of increasing responsibility in the finance functions at Honeywell International, Inc. and General Electric Company.
John L. Stauch
John Stauch is Chief Executive Officer of Pentair having previously served as the company’s chief financial officer upon joining Pentair in 2007. Prior to joining Pentair, he served as chief financial officer of the automation and control systems unit of Honeywell International Inc. Previously, he held a series of executive, investor relations and managerial finance roles with Honeywell International Inc. and its predecessor AlliedSignal Inc. He also served as chief financial officer and IT director of PerkinElmer Optoelectronics. Stauch serves as a director of Deluxe where he is currently the chair of the Audit committee and member of the Finance committee. Stauch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Michigan State University.
Billie I. Williamson
Ms. Williamson serves as Chair of our Governance Committee. Ms. Williamson has over three decades of experience auditing public companies as an employee and partner of Ernst & Young LLP. From 1998 until December 2011, Ms. Williamson served Ernst & Young as a Senior Assurance Partner. Ms. Williamson was also Ernst & Young’s Americas Inclusiveness Officer, a member of its Americas Executive Board, which functions as the Board of Directors for Ernst & Young dealing with strategic and operational matters, and a member of the Ernst & Young U.S. Executive Board responsible for partnership matters for the firm. Williamson serves as a director of XL Group Ltd. and of CSRA Inc. She has held other board positions with Janus Capital Group Inc. from 2015-2017, of Exelis Inc. from 2012-2015 and of Annie’s Inc. from 2012-2014.