Christian Blanc serves as Advisor to the Xylem CEO. In this role, he is focusing on driving improvements in Xylem’s commercial operations. Before this, Mr Blanc led Xylem’s commercial operations across Europe. In this role, he was responsible for all sales and marketing strategy and execution with continued emphasis on operational improvement, growth and profitability. He was named Vice President of Xylem’s European Commercial team in September 2014.
Prior to joining Xylem in 2010, Mr. Blanc served as General Manager and President of CoActive Technologies at C&K Technologies where he was responsible for operations in the company’s manufacturing, sales and product development teams. Before that, he held a number of increasingly responsible positions at ITT, the predecessor company to Xylem. Earlier in his career, he held several sales positions at IBM in France.
He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.