Pentair announced the appointment of Mona Abutaleb to its board of directors.
Ms. Abutaleb is the former Chief Executive Officer of mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., an IT outsourcing/managed services and cloud services provider. She joined mindSHIFT as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2006 and became Chief Executive Officer in 2013. In 2012, mindSHIFT was acquired by Best Buy and then later, in 2014, was acquired by Ricoh Company, Ltd., a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, printing, digital cameras and industrial systems. Ms. Abutaleb also served as Senior Vice President, Ricoh USA from 2015 to 2017 and Executive Vice President and General Manager, Ricoh Global Services from 2017 to 2018. She retired from mindSHIFT and Ricoh in 2018. Ms. Abutaleb also previously served in executive positions at Discovery Communications, Inc. from 2002 to 2005 and MCI WorldCom, Inc. and its predecessors from 1984 to 2002. She has also served as a director of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. since 2015.
“Mona brings extensive knowledge and experience in technology, business to business services, operations and engineering, all of which will serve Pentair and its shareholders well. We are delighted to have Mona join our Board of Directors” said David A. Jones, Pentair Chairman of the Board.