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Xylem Executive Leadership

Xylem's executive leadership team is led by Xylem Chief Executive Officer Patrick K. Decker and includes the global heads of marketing, finance, human resources, communications, information technology and legal, as well as the leaders of our four growth centers.​​
Patrick K. Decker, President and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick K. Decker, 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. He joined  Xylem from Harsco Corporation, a global industrial services company where he was President and Chief Executive Officer since 2012.  Prior to that, he served in a number of leadership roles at Tyco International’s Flow Control business, ultimately serving as President of Tyco Flow Control, a $4 billion leader in industrial flow control solutions. Read full bio

Tomas Brannemo, Vice President, Transport

Tomas Brannemo, Vice President, Transport

​Tomas Brannemo is Vice President of Xylem’s Transport business. He is responsible for all aspects of global operations including strategy, sales and marketing, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain for the strong product-focused brands in this business, including its market-leading Flygt brand serving the municipal water and wastewater markets. Read full bio

Angela A. Buonocore, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Angela A. Buonocore, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Angela Buonocore is responsible for global brand and reputation management, public relations, employee communications, corporate advertising, community relations, and corporate citizenship and social investment at Xylem. She was named Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of Xylem when the company was formed from the spinoff of the water businesses of ITT Corporation in 2011. Read full bio

Nicholas R. Colisto, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Nicholas R. Colisto, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Nicholas Colisto is responsible for ensuring that Xylem’s information technology (IT) strategy and staffing support Xylem’s global business. Read full bio

Shuping Lu, President, China

Shuping Lu, President, China

​Shuping Lu is President of Xylem China and is responsible for sales, regional strategy, customer service, marketing, operations, research, develop and engineering functions in the region. Read full bio

Chris McIntire, Senior Vice President and President, Analytics and Treatment

Chris McIntire, Senior Vice President and President, Analytics and Treatment

​Chris McIntire is Senior Vice President and President of Xylem’s Analytics and Treatment businesses. He is responsible for all aspects of global operations including strategy, sales and& marketing, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain for these businesses. Read full bio

Robyn Mingle, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Robyn Mingle, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Robyn Mingle is responsible for developing and leading critical Human Resources programs in the areas of compensation, succession planning, talent management, and organizational design and effectiveness.  Read full bio

Ken Napolitano, Senior Vice President and President, Applied Water Systems

Ken Napolitano, Senior Vice President and President, Applied Water Systems

Ken Napolitano is Senior Vice President and President of Xylem’s Applied Water Systems business, whose market-leading brands — such as Goulds Water Technology, Bell & Gossett, Flowtronex, A-C Fire and Lowara — provide products and services that deliver comfort and convenience and save energy through the efficient movement of water. Read full bio

Colin R. Sabol, Senior Vice President and President, Dewatering

Colin R. Sabol, Senior Vice President and President, Dewatering

Colin Sabol is Senior Vice President and President of Xylem’s Dewatering business. He is responsible for all aspects of global operations including strategy, sales and marketing, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain.​ Read full bio

Mike Speetzen, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mike Speetzen, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Michael Speetzen is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all of Xylem’s financial activities — including accounting, financing, forecasting, strategic planning, property management, deal analysis and negotiations, and investor relations. Read full bio

Claudia S. Toussaint, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Claudia S. Toussaint, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Claudia Toussaint is responsible for the legal, compliance and environmental, health & safety functions at Xylem.  She was named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Xylem in October 2014. Read full bio

Joseph P. Vesey, Vice President, Americas & Chief Marketing Officer

Joseph P. Vesey, Vice President, Americas & Chief Marketing Officer

Joe Vesey is Vice President, Americas for Transport, Treatment and Dewatering (excludes Godwin, Grindex and Dewatering USA). In this role he is responsible for all commercial operations in these businesses, including sales, marketing, and services in North and South America, as well as Xylem’s businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Read full bio