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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE – Gunnar Hepp joins Pentair as Group Integrated Supply Chain Leader

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE – Gunnar Hepp joins Pentair as Group Integrated Supply Chain Leader

Pentair, a diversified operating company based in Minneapolis, USA, has announced the appointment of Gunnar Hepp as the new Integrated Supply Chain Leader for their Industrial Solutions Group.

Pentair Industrial Solutions is renowned worldwide for their innovative and sustainable products and systems that enhance industrial applications by streamlining operational efficiency, maintaining quality, and reducing water-, energy- and solid waste footprints, as well as carbon emissions.

In this capacity as Integrated Supply Chain Leader for Pentair Industrial Solutions, Gunnar will lead efforts to enhance growth and profitability by implementing sustainable standard practices with the end goal of delivering exceptional solutions to customers.

Gunnar began his career in the brewing industry and later transitioned into specializing in project management and supply chain for brands such as Krones, Coca-Cola, and Carlsberg before advancing his career to Managing Director.

As the former Managing Director at JBT Schroder and, before that, Managing Director and Head of Strategy at GEA Beer and Beverage segment, Gunnar’s expertise lies in streamlining production costs and optimizing supply chain efficiencies.

Upon joining Pentair, Gunnar commented, “I am honored to be a part of a global team of talented individuals who share a common goal of providing exceptional solutions to our customers and helping them overcome their challenges. My expertise in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing is a valuable addition to our team, and my passion for the beverage industry has brought me here. I am excited to see what we can achieve together’’.

Group President of Pentair Industrial Solutions, Dr. Roland Folz, commented, “We are delighted to have Gunnar Hepp join our team. His exceptional professional background and optimistic demeanor are a true testament to his character, and we are eager to witness the positive influence he will have on our Industrial Solutions Group at Pentair. With his remarkable expertise and familiarity in the beverage and beer industry, we are confident he will be a driving force for inspiration and growth within our team.’’.


About Pentair
At Pentair, we inspire people to move, improve and enjoy life’s essential resources for happier, healthier lives. From our residential and commercial water solutions to industrial water management and everything in between, Pentair is focused on smart, sustainable solutions that help our planet and people thrive

With deep expertise and leading technologies in the Food & Beverage and Industrial Gas sectors, Pentair delivers renewable energy and carbon capture solutions to help various industries get more value from the resources they use while enabling them to achieve a more sustainable outcome.

Pentair had revenue in 2022 of approximately $4.1 billion and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 11,250 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit

Pentair Media contact:
Marianne Clifford
Pentair Communications
Tel: +31 630 728 093




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