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Pentair Names Marybeth Thorsgaard Vice President of Communications
Jun 05, 2012 (06:06 PM EDT)
MINNEAPOLIS, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR) today announced that Marybeth Thorsgaard has joined the company as vice president, Communications. In this role, Thorsgaard will oversee Pentair's internal and external communications, including: media relations, employee communications, executive communications, and will work closely with the Pentair leadership on government affairs.
As an accomplished communications executive, Thorsgaard brings a wealth of experience from multiple industries. Before joining Pentair, Thorsgaard spent over six years at Medtronic, most recently as the senior director of Communications of the Spine & Biologics business unit. Prior to that role, Thorsgaard was the senior director of corporate communications for Medtronic. She is the former director of corporate public relations at General Mills. Previously, Thorsgaard spent over 10 years in leading public relations and communications agencies.
Thorsgaard received a bachelor degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
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