Joe Vesey is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s marketing function, focusing on the unique needs of customers in specific industry verticals, expanding digital marketing efforts, building commercial excellence and further developing key account management capabilities and integrated IT efforts to accelerate commercial excellence. He also oversees global public affairs and branding. Mr. Vesey currently serves as Chairman of the Xylem Watermark Committee, which is the company’s corporate citizenship and social investment program.
Mr. Vesey joined ITT in 2008 as Director, Strategy & Business Development. In November 2009, he was named Director, Commercial Excellence, running a transformational sales and marketing change program. Prior to joining Xylem, Mr. Vesey worked at General Electric for ten years in a number of commercial positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Access GE (a commercial consulting role), Global Product Manager (GE Water), Global Product Manager for Lexan Sheet, Industry Leader and Regional Sales Leader (GE Plastics).
Mr. Vesey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Lehigh University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Boston University.