SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentair Ltd. (NYSE: PNR) today announced that Amy Skoczlas Cole has joined the company as vice president of corporate citizenship. In this role, Skoczlas Cole will oversee the Pentair Foundation and drive key corporate citizenship and sustainability programs.
A recognized leader in corporate social responsibility, Skoczlas Cole brings a wealth of experience from both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Prior to Pentair, Skoczlas Cole served as eBay Inc.'s most senior sustainability leader, spearheading customer engagement programs, improving the company's environmental performance and championing industry initiatives on sustainability. Prior to eBay, Skoczlas Cole was vice president and co-founder of Conservation International's Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, focused on helping businesses tackle global sustainability and human well-being challenges, including food security, smart infrastructure, water, energy and climate change. During her tenure at Conservation International, she spent three years in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a founding member of the Brazilian sustainable development alliance, Instituto BioAtlantica.
Skoczlas Cole received her masters of business administration in marketing and finance from The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management in Washington, D.C., and her bachelor of arts degree in public policy studies from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
Pentair Ltd. (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers' diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With pro forma revenues of approximately $8 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.
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