Xylem makes board appointment

By Lewis Tyler01 March 2023

Pump rental specialist Xylem has appointed Earl Ellis to its Board of Directors.

Earl Elli of Xylem Earl Ellis. (Photo: Xylem)

Ellis, who takes up the role on March 9, currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of facilities services company ABM Industries and has 25 years’ experience working in finance.

Robert Friel, chair of Xylem’s Board, said, “We are delighted to welcome Earl to the Xylem Board of Directors.

“Earl’s deep financial expertise and experience advising global organizations will be particularly valuable in helping Xylem advance water innovation, scale its solutions around the world, and drive continued growth across our end-markets.

“We look forward to leveraging his leadership and insights to create value for our shareholders and for all Xylem stakeholders.”

Prior to ABM Industries, Ellis, who holds an honors degree in economics and management, spent four years with Best Buy, where he held the positions of chief financial officer of its Canada branch and senior vice president in the US.

Patrick Decker, President and CEO of Xylem, added, “Earl’s passion for purpose-driven work and the breadth of his financial expertise will contribute significantly to the advancement of our cause at Xylem.

“His commercial acumen and strong track record across multiple industries will be instrumental in supporting our strategic goals and driving the long-term success of our business.

“Earl also brings tremendous energy and insight as a champion of diversity, equity and inclusion, which we look forward to leveraging as we accelerate progress toward our 2025 sustainability goals and beyond.”

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