Xylem appoints new board director

By Leila Steed03 February 2022

Mark Morelli, Xylem director Mark Morelli joins Xylem’s Board of Directors. Photo: Xylem

Pump specialist Xylem Rental Solutions has appointed of Mark Morelli to its Board of Directors. 

Morelli, who has nearly 20 years of industry experience, currently serves as the President and CEO of industrial technology company Vontier Corporation and will take up the new position on Xylem’s board on 3 February 2022.

“It’s our pleasure to welcome Mark to the Board of Directors,” said Robert Friel, Chair of Xylem’s Board.

“Mark’s deep leadership experience and global perspective, together with his extensive background in industrial technology and innovation, will be invaluable in guiding Xylem’s strategy to accelerate the digital transformation of water.”

California, US-based Morelli is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

During his career Morelli has held a number of leadership roles at various companies, including that of President and CEO of Columbus McKinnon, COO of Brooks Automation, CEO of alternative energy company Energy Conversion Devices, and President of United Technologies.

Patrick Decker, Xylem’s President and CEO, said, “Mark brings rich experience leading companies at the forefront of smart and sustainable solutions, shaping high-performance teams, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

“His insights will add value across our stakeholder base – enhancing our capability to serve our customers, helping to drive progress against our sustainability commitments and accelerating our company’s growth.”

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