Executive Leadership

Xylem's executive leadership team is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick K. Decker and includes our Chief Operating Officer, regional and business segment leaders and those guiding the company’s digital, finance, innovation, legal, people, strategy, supply chain and sustainability functions.

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, Mr. Decker serves on the Infrastructure 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

Sai Allavarpu

Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer

Sai leads Xylem’s digital capabilities and our work to create a digital platform that is simple and impactful for Xylem customers and communities. Read full bio

Rodney Aulick

Senior Vice President, President, Integrated Services and Solutions

Rodney leads Integrated Solutions and Services and empowers customers with critical water applications as well as essential operations and services. Read full bio

Dorothy Capers


Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Dorothy leads Xylem’s legal and compliance functions, working in partnership with company leaders to maximize opportunity and minimize risk. Read full bio

Franz Cerwinka

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Senior Vice President, President, Applied Water Systems and Xylem Business Transformation

Franz leads the company’s global Applied Water Systems (AWS) segment and Xylem Business Transformation. Read full bio​

Albert Cho

Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and External Affairs Officer

Albert leads Xylem’s strategy and external affairs, setting the roadmap for the company and its stakeholder ecosystem to deliver a more sustainable water future. Read full bio

Snehal Desai

Senior Vice President, Chief Growth and Innovation Officer

Snehal leads growth, innovation and integration execution for the combined company of Xylem and Evoqua. Read full bio

Hervé Fages

Senior Vice President, President, Applied Product Technologies & Treatment

Hervé leads Xylem’s combined treatment products and solutions business. Read full bio

William Grogan (Bill)

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Bill leads finance at Xylem and delivers value for all stakeholders through business innovation and operational discipline. Read full bio

Shuping Lu

President, China and Asia

Shuping leads Xylem’s work delivering innovative solutions to customers in China and Asia as they address local water challenges. Read full bio

Mike McGann

Senior Vice President, President, Americas and Measurement & Control Solutions

Mike leads Xylem Americas and the company’s global Measurement & Control Solutions segment. Read full bio

Thomas Pettit

Senior Vice President, Chief Operations & Supply Chain Officer

Thomas leads Xylem’s Integrated Operations and Supply Chain organization, delivering value for customers and growth for the company through operational excellence. Read full bio

Matthew Pine

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Chief Operating Officer

Matthew leads Xylem’s regions, business segments and key functions, delivering Xylem’s global strength to customers and communities around the world. Read full bio

Naji Skaf

President, MEIAA

Naji leads Xylem’s work empowering customers in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, India, the Middle East and Turkey to address water challenges with innovative solutions. Read full bio

Claudia Toussaint


Senior Vice President, Chief People and Sustainability Officer

Claudia leads Xylem’s people and sustainability functions and is focused on helping create a more equitable and water-secure future for individuals and communities around the globe. Read full bio

Hayati Yarkadas


Senior Vice President and President, Europe, Water Infrastructure and Global Services

Hayati leads Xylem Europe and the company’s global efforts delivering innovative solutions that enable customers to treat, transport and manage water and water infrastructure for sustainable outcomes. Read full bio