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Pentair Names Dennis Cassidy President of Valves & Controls Segment

April 6, 2016

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom - April 6, 2016 - Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) announced today that it has named Dennis Cassidy as president of its Valves & Controls segment (V&C) and an officer of the company, effective April 11.

Cassidy joins Pentair with more than 20 years of industry experience with a primary focus on leading strategy-based transformation programs for global oil, gas, and chemical companies. Prior to joining Pentair, Dennis was a managing director at AlixPartners Enterprise Improvement Group and co-leader of the Energy practice.  Before joining AlixPartners in 2012, Cassidy was a vice president of Booz and Company, where he led the chemicals, and the oil and gas practices. He also was a principal in A.T. Kearney's oil and gas practice, and was a global sales and marketing manager at ExxonMobil.

"We are pleased to name Dennis as the new leader for the V&C segment," said Randall J. Hogan, Pentair chairman and CEO. "With his extensive industry experience and track record, we welcome his effective and transformative leadership to advance the V&C organization in today's environment."

Cassidy received his MBA from Southern Methodist University and his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. He will be based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland with the V&C leadership team.

Pentair plc ( delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers' diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2015 revenues of $6.4 billion, Pentair employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide.

Pentair Valves & Controls is a leading manufacturer of valves, actuators and controls for the most challenging applications throughout oil and gas, power, mining, chemical, food and beverage and building and construction industries. Through its portfolio of trusted brands, Pentair Valves & Controls provides market-leading products, services and solutions that bring vital infrastructure to local communities around the globe. With a strong global presence, technological know-how and engineering expertise, Pentair Valves & Controls enables customers to keep their operations running safely, minimize downtime and enhance lifecycle performance. Key brands include Anderson Greenwood, Biffi, Clarkson, Crosby, FCT, Keystone, KTM, Sempell, Vanessa and Yarway.

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