Karla Robertson was Appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Pentair

Date of management change: November 13, 2017 

What Happened?

Minneapolis, -based Pentair Appointed Karla Robertson as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


About the Company

Pentair is a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world. Pentair delivers industry leading products, services and solutions that help people make the best use of the resources they rely on most. Its technology moves the world forward by ensuring that water is plentiful, useful and pure, and that critical equipment and those near it are protected. With 2016 revenues of $4.9 billion, Pentair employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. We report the performance of our business within two segments: Electrical Designs, manufactures, markets, and services products that guard and protect some of the world`s most sensitive electronics and electronic equipment, as well as heat management solutions designed to provide thermal protection to temperature sensitive fluid applications and engineered electrical and fastening products for electrical, mechanical and civil applications. Water Designs, manufactures, markets, and services innovative water solutions for the toughest filtration, separation, flow and water management challenges in agriculture, aquaculture, foodservice, food and beverage processing, swimming pools, water supply and disposal, and a variety of industrial applications.


About the Person

Karla Robertson is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of SUPERVALU Inc. which is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. In this role, she has responsibility for the Legal, Risk Management, and Asset Protection functions.   Robertson joined SUPERVALU in July of 2009 as Senior Labor & Employment Counsel and most recently served as Vice President of the Employment, Compensation and Benefits law functions. Prior to SUPERVALU, Robertson worked at Target Corporation, where she provided in-house employment counsel and legal support for the human resources area and served as Senior Employee Relations Counsel supporting Target’s United States and India operations. Prior to Target, Robertson was an associate attorney at Faegre & Benson LLP litigating cases in both the employment and business litigation areas. Robertson also served as a judicial law clerk for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa before she began practicing law at Faegre & Benson.   Robertson received her J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law in 1998 (Order of St. Ives) and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 1992. She serves on the Weisman Art Museum's Colleagues Advisory Board.


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