Executive Leadership

Xylem's executive leadership team is led by Xylem President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick K. Decker and includes the leaders of our major commercial teams and four growth centers, as well as the global heads of marketing, finance, human resources, information technology and legal.​​​

Patrick Decker

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President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Decker was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Xylem in March 2014. He also serves as a Director on the Board. As a leader in the water industry, Decker serves on the Energy and Environment Committee for the Business Roundtable, and as a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Executive Council on Infrastructure, which is developing recommendations on initiatives to encourage additional private sector investment in infrastructure to promote economic growth.​ Read full bio

Christian Blanc

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SVP & President Europe Commercial Team

Christian Blanc leads Xylem’s commercial operations across Europe.  In this role, he is responsible for all sales and marketing strategy and execution with continued emphasis on operational improvement, growth and profitability. Read full bio​

Tomas Brannemo

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Senior Vice President and President Transport and Treatment and President, Xylem Europe Gmbh

As President of Xylem’s Transport and Treatment businesses, Tomas is responsible for all aspects of global operations including strategy, sales and marketing, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain for the strong product-focused brands in these businesses. Read full bio

David Flinton

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Senior Vice President and President, Dewatering​

Dave Flinton was named Senior Vice President and President of Xylem's Dewatering business in September 2015.  He is responsible for the global operations including strategy, brand marketing, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain. Read full bio

Jayanthi Iyengar

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Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer

Jayanthi (Jay) Iyengar joined Xylem in 2015 and is responsible for leading the Company’s global R&D, technology and innovation activities as well as evaluating the technological landscape and accelerating the Company’s customer-driven innovation agenda. Read full bio

John Kehoe

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Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

John Kehoe was named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Xylem in September 2018.  Reporting to Xylem President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Decker, he will lead the Company's global information technology organization. Read full bio.

Steven Leung

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Senior Vice President and President, Emerging Markets

Steven Leung is responsible for leading Xylem’s commercial operations across the emerging markets, including China, Greater Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as well as Australia and New Zealand. Read full bio​

Anthony Milando

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Senior Vice President of Continuous Improvement and Business Transformation

Tony Milando joined Xylem in 2015 and is responsible for driving operational excellence and process simplification across the organization. Read full bio

Ken Napolitano

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Senior Vice President and President, Americas Commercial Team and Applied Water Systems

Ken Napolitano is Senior Vice President and President of Xylem’s Americas Commercial Team and its Applied Water Systems business.  The Americas Commercial Team encompasses the sales and marketing strategy and execution for Xylem’s comprehensive portfolio of Applied Water, Dewatering, Transport and Treatment products and integrated solutions in North America and Latin America.  Read full bio

Mark Rajkowski

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Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mark Rajkowski was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xylem in March 2016.  Reporting to Xylem President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Decker, he will lead the Company's global finance organization. Read full bio​

Colin R. Sabol

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Senior Vice President and President, Measurement & Control Solutions

Colin Sabol is Senior Vice President and President of Xylem’s Measurement & Control Solutions business. He assumed this role in October 2017 and is responsible for all aspects of global operations for these businesses, including strategy, marketing, sales, product development, supply chain and manufacturing. Read full bio​​

Kairus Tarapore

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Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kairus Tarapore leads the development and execution of the Company’s human resources strategy in support of Xylem’s business goals and strategic priorities.  Specifically, Mr. Tarapore oversees the areas of leadership and talent development, talent acquisition, performance management, HR technology strategy, and global compensation and rewards. Read full bio​

Claudia S. Toussaint

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Claudia Toussaint is responsible for the legal, compliance and environmental, health & safety functions at Xylem.  She was named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Xylem in October 2014. Read full bio

Joseph P. Vesey

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Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Joe Vesey is responsible for the company’s marketing function, focusing on the unique needs of customers in specific industry verticals, expanding digital marketing efforts, building commercial excellence and further developing key account management capabilities and integrated IT efforts to accelerate commercial excellence. Read full bio