Roya Behnia '91 Named Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Pall Corporation

From the Pall Corporation website:

Pall Corporation announced today that Roya Behnia will join the company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective June 20, 2012. Ms. Behnia will succeed Pall’s current Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Robert Kuhbach, and assume responsibility for Pall’s legal affairs, governance and compliance activities. Mr. Kuhbach will resume retirement as of June 30, 2012.

Larry Kingsley, President and CEO commented, "We are thrilled that Roya will be joining our company. Roya’s impressive leadership credentials and experience with high-profile technology and global manufacturing companies make her an ideal fit for Pall. At the same time, we want to thank Rob Kuhbach for his dedication and strong leadership during his tenure."

Ms. Behnia, whose legal career spans more than 20 years, has a wide range of experience that includes litigation, antitrust counseling, business development, negotiating acquisitions and divestitures and managing legal restructuring projects. Most recently she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for internet marketing/financial services company Rewards Network Inc. She also has held legal leadership positions with global Fortune 500 companies SPX Corporation and Brunswick Corporation.

Ms. Behnia earned her bachelor’s degree at Harvard and her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.