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Louis V. Pinkham

Also Known As Louis Pinkham, Pinkham

CEO of Regal Beloit

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Louis V. Pinkham is a Director, Chief Executive Officer of Regal Rexnord, Inc.(RRX) in April 2019 . Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pinkham was Senior Vice President of Crane Co., an industrial products manufacturer, from 2016 to 2019, and served in other leadership roles at Crane Co. from 2012 to 2016. Prior to joining Crane Co., Mr. Pinkham was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Critical Power Solutions Division, Electrical Group at Eaton Corporation. From 2000 to 2012, he held successive and increasing roles of global responsibility at Eaton. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Pinkham held an Engineering and Quality Manager position at ITT Sherotec and a Process Design Engineer position with Molecular Biosystems, Inc. Mr. Pinkham serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Chicago Medical Center, the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), and as a member of the Board of Governors for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. Mr. Pinkham has a B.S. in Engineering from Duke University, an M.S. in Engineering Management from Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.


  • Master of Engineering Management - Northwestern University
  • MBA - Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
  • Bachelor of Science - BS, Biomedical/Medical Engineering - Duke University


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