Whirlpool: new role for Pamela Klyn

Pamela Klyn

Pamela Klyn has been named Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability at Whirlpool Corporation starting from January 2022. She will join the Executive Leadership team and report directly to Chairman and CEO, Marc Bitzer. “Pam has been an outstanding leader at Whirlpool. She brings not only a strong technical understanding of the products and the types of purposeful innovation that exceed our customer’s expectations, but also a commitment to bettering the communities around her – said Marc Bitzer -. I’m confident in her ability to bring that unique combination of product knowledge and community dedication to help improve life for all of our stakeholders, whether in the home, within their neighborhoods or in protecting our planet”. Klyn was hired into Whirlpool Corporation’s Technical Excellence Program in 1993 after graduating from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. She earned a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1995. During her time with the company, Klyn has held advancing roles in engineering, product development, global innovation, and marketing. From 2013 to 2015, she lived in Italy and served as the Vice President of Products and Brands for Whirlpool EMEA. She is currently a Vice President in the company’s Global Product Organization. In this role, she is accountable for all of Whirlpool Corporation’s Washer, Dryer, and Commercial Laundry platforms globally, including the company’s long-term strategy to drive profitable growth across all regions.