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Mr. Stephen E. Pirnat

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ClearSign Combustion Corporation
12870 Interurban Avenue South
Seattle , Washington 98168
United States

Company Description: We design and develop technologies that aim to improve key performance characteristics of combustion systems including energy efficiency, emissions control, fuel...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BS , Mechanical Engineering
    New Jersey Institute of Technology
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"We had another encouraging quarter at ...
www.acornmanagementpartners.com, 12 Nov 2015 [cached]
"We had another encouraging quarter at ClearSign," said Steve Pirnat, ClearSign Chairman and CEO. "We were able to celebrate our first commercial order with an existing customer after a successful trial, and have continued to add marquee customers to our list. We are gaining traction with industry validation and our technologies are receiving recognition for their advanced capabilities in process optimization and emissions reductions. We look to continue to execute on installations for our existing clients and continue to add customers in our addressable verticals," continued Mr. Pirnat.
Upon the recommendation of our Nominating ...
www.sec.gov, 14 Aug 2015 [cached]
Upon the recommendation of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, the board has identified and nominated six individuals to serve as directors for a one-year term expiring on the date of our next Annual Meeting, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.  Brenton W. Hatch, Harold Albert, Arlen B. Crouch, Stephen E. Pirnat, Daren J. Shaw, and Ronald R. Spoehel have been nominated by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to stand for election as directors.  Messrs.
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Hatch, Albert, Crouch, Pirnat, Shaw and Spoehel currently serve as directors of the Company.
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Stephen E. Pirnat
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Stephen E. Pirnat. Mr. Pirnat was named Chief Executive Officer of ClearSign Combustion Inc. (NASDAQ:CLIR) in December of 2014, where he has served as a Director since November 2011. Prior to his current role, Mr. Pirnat served as the Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Quest Integrity Group, LLC w wholly-owned subsidiary of Team Inc. (NYSE:TISI). From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Pirnat also held the position of President of Quest Integrated Inc., a technology incubator and boutique private equity firm and President of the newly formed Quest Metrology Group LLC. From February 2000 to September 2009, Mr. Pirnat served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the John Zink Company LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc., and a worldwide leader in the supply of combustion and air pollution control equipment to the energy industry. While at John Zink Company Mr. Pirnat was a board member of Quest Integrity Group. He went to John Zink Company from a previous post as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries, where he was an executive from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Pirnat also served as an executive with Ingersoll-Rand and Ingersoll-Dresser Corporation from 1988 to 1995. Mr. Pirnat began his career as an applications engineer with the Pump and Condenser Group of Ingersoll-Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), where he advanced through a variety of sales, marketing, engineering and operational positions with that company and its successor, Ingersoll-Dresser. These positions included Vice President of Ingersoll-Rand's Standard Products Division, Vice President of Marketing for Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps, President of Ingersoll-Dresser Canada Ltd., and Vice President and General Manager of Ingersoll-Rand Engineered Equipment Division. Mr. Pirnat holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. We considered Mr. Pirnat's extensive experience and leadership in the energy and engineering sectors and on the boards of directors of public and private companies in determining that he should serve as a director of the Company.
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Crouch, Pirnat, Shaw and Spoehel qualify as independent directors as that term is defined in the listing standards of The Nasdaq Stock Market.  Such independence definition includes a series of objective tests, including that the director is not an employee of the Company and has not engaged in various types of business dealings with the Company.  As Messrs.
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Stephen E. Pirnat
Our Team | ClearSign Combustion Corporation
www.clearsign.com, 7 July 2015 [cached]
Stephen E. Pirnat, Chairman & CEO
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Stephen E. Pirnat Steve Pirnat was most recently Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East and African operations at Quest Integrity Group, a division of Team Industrial Services, a provider of asset integrity management and asset reliability solutions in the refinery, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline and power industries worldwide. From 2009 to 2011, as he was President of Quest Integrated Inc., a technology incubator and boutique private equity firm. From 2000 to 2009, Mr. Pirnat served as President & CEO of the John Zink Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries and a worldwide leader in the supply of combustion and air pollution control equipment to the energy industry. Mr. Pirnat, a long-time executive with Ingersoll-Rand and Ingersoll-Dresser Corporation, went to John Zink from a previous post as President & CEO of Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries.
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Mr. Pirnat began his career as an applications engineer with the Pump and Condenser Group of Ingersoll-Rand, where he advanced through a variety of sales, marketing, engineering, and operational positions with that company and its successor, Ingersoll-Dresser. These positions included Vice President of Ingersoll-Rand's Standard Products Division, Vice President of Marketing for Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps, President of Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps Canada Ltd., and Vice President & General Manager of Ingersoll-Rand Engineered Equipment Division. Mr. Pirnat received a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He serves on the board of directors of AZZ Incorporated (NYSE:AZZ) and Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE).
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Stephen E. Pirnat, Chairman & CEO
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Stephen E. Pirnat Steve Pirnat was most recently Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East and African operations at Quest Integrity Group, a division of Team Industrial Services, a provider of asset integrity management and asset reliability solutions in the refinery, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline and power industries worldwide. From 2009 to 2011, as he was President of Quest Integrated Inc., a technology incubator and boutique private equity firm. From 2000 to 2009, Mr. Pirnat served as President & CEO of the John Zink Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries and a worldwide leader in the supply of combustion and air pollution control equipment to the energy industry. Mr. Pirnat, a long-time executive with Ingersoll-Rand and Ingersoll-Dresser Corporation, went to John Zink from a previous post as President & CEO of Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries.
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Mr. Pirnat began his career as an applications engineer with the Pump and Condenser Group of Ingersoll-Rand, where he advanced through a variety of sales, marketing, engineering, and operational positions with that company and its successor, Ingersoll-Dresser. These positions included Vice President of Ingersoll-Rand's Standard Products Division, Vice President of Marketing for Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps, President of Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps Canada Ltd., and Vice President & General Manager of Ingersoll-Rand Engineered Equipment Division. Mr. Pirnat received a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He serves on the board of directors of AZZ Incorporated (NYSE:AZZ) and Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE).
Our Bylaws provide that the Board ...
www.sec.gov, 17 Jan 2014 [cached]
Our Bylaws provide that the Board will consist of such number of directors to be fixed from time-to-time by resolution of the Board.  Currently, the Board has been set at seven members.  Historically, the Board has consisted of only three members, but during the 2014 fiscal year, the Board expanded the number of directorships to seven.  To fill these four vacancies, the Board appointed Daren J. Shaw, Ronald R. Spoehel, Arlen B. Crouch and Stephen E. Pirnat to serve as directors of the Company, each of whom qualifies as an independent director as described below in the section "Director Independence."  Mssrs.
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Spoehel and Pirnat were recommended by a financial advisor to the Company.  With these independent directors added to the Board, we have formed an Audit Committee, a Compensation Committee and a Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee consisting of independent directors, which is consistent with corporate governance requirements of the listing standards of The Nasdaq Stock Market.
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Upon the recommendation of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, the board has identified and nominated seven individuals to serve as directors for a one-year term expiring on the date of our next Annual Meeting, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.  Brenton W. Hatch, Harold Albert, Andrew W. Limpert, Daren J. Shaw, Ronald R. Spoehel, Arlen B. Crouch and Stephen E. Pirnat have been nominated by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to stand for election as directors.  Messrs.
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Hatch, Albert, Limpert, Shaw, Spoehel, Crouch and Pirnat currently serve as directors of the Company.
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Stephen E. Pirnat
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Shaw, Spoehel, Crouch and Pirnat, the other nominees are current directors and also serve as our executive officers.  A brief description the background and business experience of each nominee follows:
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Stephen E. Pirnat serves as the Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Quest Integrity Group of Team Inc. (NYSE:TISI).  Mr.Pirnat previously held the position of President of Quest Integrated Inc., a technology incubator and boutique private equity firm, and is currently President of the newly formed Quest Metrology Group LLC.  From February 2000 to September 2009, Steve served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the John Zink Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries and a worldwide leader in the supply of combustion and air pollution control equipment to the energy industry.  In that former capacity, Mr. Pirnat was a board member of Quest Integrity Group.  Prior to joining John Zink, Mr. Pirnat served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries.  Mr.
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Stephen E. Pirnat serves as the Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Quest Integrity Group of Team Inc. (NYSE:TISI).  Mr.Pirnat previously held the position of President of Quest Integrated Inc., a technology incubator and boutique private equity firm, and is currently President of the newly formed Quest Metrology Group LLC.  From February 2000 to September 2009, Steve served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the John Zink Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries and a worldwide leader in the supply of combustion and air pollution control equipment to the energy industry.  In that former capacity, Mr. Pirnat was a board member of Quest Integrity Group.  Prior to joining John Zink, Mr. Pirnat served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries.  Mr.
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Pirnat began his career as an applications engineer with the Pump and Condenser Group of Ingersoll-Rand, where he advanced through a variety of sales, marketing, engineering and operational positions with that company and its successor, Ingersoll-Dresser.  These positions included Vice President of Ingersoll-Rand's Standard Products Division, Vice President of Marketing for Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps, President of Ingersoll Dresser Canada Ltd. and Vice President and General Manager of Ingersoll-Rand Engineered Equipment Division.  He has been a director of ClearSign Combustion Inc. (NASDAQ:CLIR) since November 2011.  Mr. Pirnat holds a BS in Mechanical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. We considered Mr. Pirnat's extensive experience in in the energy and technology sectors and his experience on the boards of directors of public and private companies in determining that he should serve as a director of the Company.
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Shaw, Spoehel, Crouch and Pirnat would qualify as independent directors as that term is defined in the listing standards of The Nasdaq Stock Market if we were listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market.  Such independence definition includes a series of objective tests, including that the director is not an employee of the Company and has not engaged in various types of business dealings with the Company.  As Messrs.
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Stephen E. Pirnat
Stephen E. Pirnat - Managing ...
www.matperf.com, 21 Sept 2014 [cached]
Stephen E. Pirnat - Managing Director, Europe and Middle East
Mr. Pirnat is Managing Director, Europe and Middle East for Quest Integrity Group. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Mr. Pirnat began his career with Ingersoll-Rand and Ingersoll-Dresser Corporation, holding various sales, marketing, operational, engineering and executive positions. He then joined Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries, where he served as President and CEO. Mr. Pirnat is the former President and CEO of John Zink Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries and a global leading supplier of combustion and environmental solutions. He was instrumental in growing the company's sales, increasing productivity and improving quality and safety, and served as a Board Member of Quest Integrity Group.
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