Kris Prentice

Vice President, Global Pest Elimination, Ecolab Inc.

Kris is Global Vice President of Ecolab’s Pest Elimination.  She currently leads the NA Sales team including Corporate Accounts and Field sales and has global responsibility for the sales function, which represents over $800M in annual revenue.

Kris has been with Ecolab for 21 years and has held roles in finance, marketing and corporate accounts within the Food and Beverage division and in 2018 transitioned to the Pest Elimination division to lead the sales team. She is extremely passionate about our customers and our people.  Kris has mentored and is currently mentoring several individuals that are looking to gain cross functional expertise.  Kris is an active member of E3 and has championed and sponsored many of their initiatives.

Prior to Ecolab, Kris worked for Larson Allen, a CPA firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kris received her Bachelor’s from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN and her Master of Business from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN.  She also attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Business for an Executive Education program in Managing Global Strategic Accounts.

Kris lives in Eagan, MN with her husband Jack, son Alex (19) and daughter Natalie (17).