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 Capers is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, having joined Xylem in February 2022. In this role, she is responsible for the leading the Company’s legal and compliance functions. Read full bio

Franz Cerwinka

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Senior Vice President and President, Emerging Markets

Franz Cerwinka is Senior Vice President and President, Emerging Markets. He is responsible for leading Xylem’s commercial operations across the emerging markets, including China, Southeast Asia and North Asia, India, the Middle East and Africa, as well as Australia and New Zealand. This includes all products and end-markets in the region including Water Infrastructure, Applied Water Systems, and Measurement and Control Solutions (M&CS). Read full bio​

Albert H. Cho

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Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and External Affairs Officer

Albert Cho is Senior Vice President Chief Strategy and Digital Officer at Xylem. In this role, he is responsible for driving Xylem’s efforts to digitize water infrastructure, as well as the continued development of strategies to achieve our vision and create social and economic value. Read full bio

David Flinton

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

David Flinton is Chief Innovation, Technology & Product Management Officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s global technology and innovation activities as well as for managing the entire lifecycle of our offerings. His organization plays a critical role in ensuring Xylem develops advanced technologies and disruptive innovations that will create value for customers, and commercializes them rapidly and effectively. Read full bio

John Kehoe

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Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

John Kehoe was named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Xylem in September 2018.  In this role, he is responsible for leading the Company's global information technology organization. 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 and President, Americas, Applied Water Systems and Measurement and Control Solutions

Matthew Pine is Senior Vice President and President, Americas, Applied Water Systems and Measurement and Control Solutions (“M&CS”). The Applied Water Systems business encompasses market-leading brands, such as Goulds Water Technology, Bell & Gossett, A-C Fire and Lowara, and provides solutions for industrial, commercial building, and residential applications that save energy through the efficient movement of water. He is also responsible for brands such as Jabsco, Rule and Flojet, which produce low-flow pumps, valves and membrane filters used in everything from beverage processing and dispensing to leisure boats. Read full bio

Sandra E. Rowland

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Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sandra Rowland is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, she is responsible for leading the Company's global finance organization. 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 Yarkadas is Senior Vice President and President, Xylem Europe, Water Infrastructure and Services. As head of Water Infrastructure, he is responsible for managing the lifecycle portfolio of the Dewatering, Transport and Treatment Businesses, from product management to research and development through supply chain, manufacturing and operations. Read full bio