Ecolab Appoints New President of Global Industrial Group
Ecolab has promoted Nick Alfano to executive vice-president and president of its Global Industrial Group.
The Global Industrial Group, which reported nearly US $7 billion in revenue in 2022, includes Nalco Water, Ecolab’s water and process management business and Food & Beverage – a leading food safety provider. With more than 11,000 associates worldwide, the group provides digitally enabled, integrated water management solutions, food safety and cleaning and sanitizing solutions to help customers build resilient, profitable operations while advancing their sustainability goals.
Nick’s strong focus on delivering value for our customers and his deep knowledge of the food and beverage, manufacturing, transportation, and institutional businesses position him exceptionally well for this role.
“Ecolab’s Global Industrial Group continues to drive major growth and innovation for our customers,” says Christophe Beck, Ecolab chairman and chief executive officer. “Nick’s strong focus on delivering value for our customers and his deep knowledge of the food and beverage, manufacturing, transportation, and institutional businesses position him exceptionally well for this role. He will build on Darrell Brown’s exceptional leadership of this Group until his promotion to President and Chief Operating Officer last October. He is a forward-thinking leader with decades of experience and a strong track record of building and running large, global sales organizations.”
Alfano adds: “I am excited for the opportunity to lead this amazing business and to collaborate with our exceptional teams that support our customers every day.
”I look forward to delivering continued, strong sales and earnings growth, while operating safely and sustainably, by helping our customers build high-performing operations while delivering on their sustainability goals in a profitable way.”
Alfano, who joined Ecolab in 1996, previously led the Global Light Industries business of Nalco Water which provides integrated water management solutions for customers in the high tech, food & beverage and manufacturing industries. He has also served as executive vice-president and general manager of the Food & Beverage business.
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