Louis V. Pinkham

Senior Vice President
Crane Co., Stamford, CT
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Louis Pinkham joined Crane Co. in October 2012 as Group President, Fluid Handling.   Since then, he was named Senior Vice President, responsible for Fluid Handling and Electronics.  In his current role, Louis has operating responsibility for three of Crane’s four reporting entities, including Aerospace & Electronics, Payment and Merchandising Systems, and Engineered Materials.  In addition, he has corporate responsibility for facilitating the Company’s emerging market growth in the Middle East & Africa, India and China. 

Prior to joining Crane, Louis was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Critical Power Solutions Division, Electrical Group at Eaton Corporation.  He held successive and increasing roles of global responsibility at Eaton, including Vice President and General Manager, Low Voltage Components, General Manager, Electrical Group for North Asia based in China and Managing Director of the Electrical Group based in Switzerland.  Prior to Eaton, Louis held an Engineering and Quality Manager position at ITT Sherotec and a Process Design engineer position with Molecular Biosystems, Inc. 

Duke University, B.S., Engineering
Kellogg Graduate School of Management and McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, dual MBA and Masters of Engineering Management