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, 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

Dorothy Capers

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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 and President, Emerging Markets

Franz leads Xylem’s work to deliver innovative solutions that empower customers in the Emerging Markets to solve water. Read full bio​

Albert Cho

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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

David Flinton

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Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation, Technology and Product Management Officer

Dave leads innovation, technology and global product management at Xylem where he empowers an ecosystem of innovators to deliver technologies that address the world’s biggest water challenges.

John Kehoe

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Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

John leads global information technology for Xylem wherein he designs, secures and delivers solutions that enable the company to grow and maximize outcomes for stakeholders. Read full bio

Anthony Milando

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Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer

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

Matthew Pine

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Senior Vice President, President, Americas, Applied Water Systems and Measurement and Control Solutions

Matthew leads Xylem Americas and the company’s global businesses empowering customers to move, measure and monitor water. Read full bio

Sandra Rowland

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Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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

 

Claudia Toussaint

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Senior Vice President and Chief People and Sustainability Officer

Claudia Toussaint is Senior Vice President and Chief People and Sustainability Officer. In this role since 2021, she is responsible for leading the global human resources function at Xylem, as well as the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach. Read full bio

Hayati Yarkadas

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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