Pagano resigned earlier this month to become president and CEO of Watts Water Technologies Inc.

The Industrial Process business, which includes Goulds Pumps, Bornemann, PRO Services, Engineered Valves, C’treat and ProCast, employs around 3500 people worldwide and had 2013 revenues of more than US$1.1 billion.

In his new role, Chicles will be responsible for executing the strategic and operating plans of ITT’s Industrial Process business.

“Aris brings a unique set of capabilities to this role that will help us continue to enhance our capabilities and grow this business globally,” said ITT CEO and president Denise Ramos. “He is a proven business and people leader with a strong executional track record in highly engineered industrial manufacturing, and he has been deeply involved in the development of our successful strategy for Industrial Process. This combination of operational savvy and strategic know-how and flexibility will enable him to successfully lead Industrial Process and drive the creation of additional value for customers and shareowners.”