Ingersoll Rand Co. last week announced that its board of directors elected Patrick Shannon and John Soriano vice presidents of the company.
Shannon was elected vice president, strategy and business development, with overall responsibility for corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations. Previously, he was executive director, strategy and business development. From 2002 to 2005, he was vice president, finance, for the company’s Construction Technologies Sector. Prior to joining Ingersoll Rand, Shannon was senior vice president and chief financial officer for OneCoast Network Holdings and, before that, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer for AGCO Corp.
Soriano was elected vice president – compliance and deputy general counsel. In this role as Ingersoll Rand’s chief compliance officer, he will be responsible for the company’s ethics and compliance program. He will continue to oversee the company’s litigation, labor and employment law, and antitrust matters. Previously, he was deputy general counsel, litigation, having been promoted to that role in 2004 after four years as assistant general counsel, litigation. Prior to joining Ingersoll Rand in 2000, Soriano was a corporate attorney with Becton Dickinson and, before that, Johnson & Johnson.
“Patrick and John each bring 20 years or more of experience to their new responsibilities, and will provide critical leadership and expertise in areas that are vital to Ingersoll Rand’s financial and operational progress,” said Herbert Henkel, chairman, president and CEO.
Ingersoll Rand is a global diversified industrial firm providing products, services and solutions to transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and enhance industrial productivity and efficiency.