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Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn Appointed to Xylem Board of Directors
August 16, 2017
RYE BROOK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2017--
Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a global water technology company, today
announced that Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn has been elected to the Company’s
Board of Directors, effective immediately. With this appointment, the
total number of directors serving on the Xylem Board is ten. Ms.
Beliveau-Dunn currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of
Cisco’s Technical Services, a global organization that supports Cisco’s
customers. In that role, Ms. Beliveau-Dunn leads strategy, business
operations, innovation and global market initiatives. She also leads
Cisco’s learning business, which serves more than three million
customers and is focused on creating a digitally-ready workforce for the
Internet of Things (IoT).
“We are pleased to welcome Jeanne to the Xylem Board of Directors,” said
Markos I. Tambakeras, Chairman of the Board, Xylem. “She brings in-depth
knowledge of emerging technologies as well as deep experience in
cultivating innovative solutions for customers as a foundation for
sustainable growth. Her experience and insights will be of great value
to our Board and leadership team. We look forward to working with Jeanne
on our plans to continue to grow the company and create value for our
Patrick Decker, President and CEO of Xylem, added, “Jeanne’s perspective
and experience are particularly relevant to Xylem at this point in our
growth journey. I am confident that she will add measurable value as we
continue the execution of our plans to be a leading technology and
innovative solutions provider in our sector.”
About Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn
Ms. Beliveau-Dunn is a leading voice on digitization and the workforce
of the future, and a pioneer in cloud, software-as-a-service and
collaborative knowledge systems, such as The Cisco Learning Network. She
was recognized in 2015 by the National Diversity Council as one of the
“Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology” and in 2017 by Connected
World’s Women of M2M as a “Trailblazer in IoT”.
In addition to her work at Cisco, Ms. Beliveau-Dunn serves as President
of the Board of the IoT Talent Consortium, a membership driven
non-profit organization, which she was instrumental in co-founding. The
Consortium assists its members in the development of a more agile
workforce and innovative and adaptive culture to support success in the
IoT-enabled digital economy. She also serves on the Board of the Council
for Adult and Experiential Learning, a non-profit organization.
She began her career at Cisco 21 years ago leading Cisco’s Global
Partner Organization. Later, she created the Internet Business Solutions
Group, a consulting team working with Cisco’s largest customers around
the globe. Ms. Beliveau-Dunn also led Cisco’s Enterprise Network
marketing team, which represented the majority of Cisco’s business.
Before joining Cisco, Ms. Beliveau-Dunn spent five years as vice
president and general manager for Micronics/Diamond computers.
Ms. Beliveau-Dunn serves as an advisor for select organizations
committed to continuous learning and talent. She earned a bachelor’s
degree in management from the University of Massachusetts.
Xylem (NYSE: XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed
to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water
challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze,
monitor and return water to the environment in public utility,
industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. With
its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering,
network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and
electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company’s
nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong
focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered
in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does
business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that
transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of
our water-centric business by linking it with the best water
transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more
information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.