Kelly A. Baker serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Pentair, a global a water treatment company with approximately 110 locations in 30 countries and 10,000 employees.
Pentair believes the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean, safe water. They deliver a comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. They have an industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions that enables our customers to access clean, safe water. Whether it’s improving, moving or enjoying water, they help manage the world’s most precious resource.
In this role, Baker is responsible for all aspects of human resources for Pentair employees around the globe, including: compensation and benefits, talent management, labor, and employment.
Prior to joining the company in 2017, Baker served as CHRO for Minnesota-based Patterson Companies. In addition, for more than 20 years she held various human resources roles during her tenure at General Mills, including VP of HR for the U.S. segment.
Baker holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Howard University.