Pagano Named President of ITT Industrial Process
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Robert J. Pagano, Jr. has been appointed President of Industrial Process, one of the ITT Corporation fluid businesses headquartered in Seneca Falls, New York. ITT Industrial Process (IP) manufacturers and markets industrial pumps, valves, monitoring and control systems, water treatment products, and aftermarket services globally under the Goulds Pumps, Fabri-Valve, PumpSmart, C'treat, and PRO Services brands. IP has 18 manufacturing plants, 14 service facilities, and 32 sales offices worldwide with over 2,200 employees. Bob Pagano replaces Ken Napolitano, who has been named president of ITT's Residential and Commercial Water value center headquartered in Morton Grove, Illinois.
Bob Pagano was most recently Vice President of Finance for ITT Corporation and also recently served as Chief Financial Officer for the Motion and Flow Control group.
“Bob returns to a larger, more diverse Industrial Process, and brings with him an increased strategic knowledge of ITT as well as a record of achieving strong results,” said Gretchen McClain, president of ITT Fluid Technology. “His perspective, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of the Industrial Process business and its customers and their needs will be a great asset as he leads Industrial Process in the future.”
Pagano began his ITT career with Industrial Process, holding a series of increasingly responsible positions, eventually leading that business as president from 2002-2004 during some of its most challenging periods, strategically positioning it for future growth. Pagano began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick in Syracuse, New York.
Bob received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego. He has attended post-graduate courses at Syracuse University. Bob is a Certified Public Accountant and is also a Certified Management Accountant.