Karen A. Durant New Senior Vice President of Finance and Analysis
Pentair, Inc. promoted Karen A. Durant, 46, to Senior Vice President of Finance and Analysis, effective January 1, 2006. This newly created position will report to Pentair Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David D. Harrison.
"This new role provides greater focus in business analytics to support Pentair's growth," Harrison said. "With sixteen years of Pentair experience, the last eight years as vice president of finance and controller, Karen is uniquely qualified to drive our organization's financial planning and analysis activities." Durant has twenty-five years of experience in accounting and financial management, including finance roles at Honeywell and the Internal Revenue Service prior to Pentair.
John P. Humbert, 43, will replace Durant as Pentair Corporate Controller, effective January 1, 2006. This position continues to report to Harrison. Most recently, Humbert has served as Finance Vice President at Pentair for Hoffman Enclosures. Prior to that, he served in the same role for Electronic Packaging. Prior to joining Pentair, Humbert held progressively responsible finance positions at Norstan Consulting and IBM.
Source: Pentair plc.