Thomas L. Pajonas
Since 2013 Tom has served on the Board of Directors at Meritor, Inc. where he currently is Chair of the Governance and Nominating Comm. and a member of the Audit Comm. He served as Chief Operating Officer at Flowserve Corporation a multinational products and service organization for pumps, valves, seals, and aftermarket services from Jan 2012 to May 2017 where he announced his retirement and subsequent transition until Dec 2017. Prior to that Tom was President of Flowserve’s Flow Control Division from 2004 to 2012 responsible for worldwide valve products, automation, and valve aftermarket services. He also served on the Valve Manufacturers Board of Directors for a period of time. Prior to his time in Flow Control, Tom spent almost 27 years in large power projects with ABB and Alstom in various capacities overtime including Managing Director of the US rail unit of Alstom, Senior Vice President of the worldwide Power Boiler Business of Alstom from 1999 to 2003, Senior Vice President and General Manager ABB International Boiler Operations, and Senior Vice President and General Manager Standard Boilers for ABB. Tom has over 40 years of global operational and business leadership experience working for multinational firms in industrial products and aftermarket services, and large project execution businesses. He has extensive international experience in managing multinational businesses and has served on various joint venture internal international Company Boards.
He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1977 and his Masters in Business Administration from Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1982. He also attended the Global Business Consortium program in 1998 associated with the London Business School.