Ron joined Evoqua December 1, 2014 and is a highly experienced executive who brings an outstanding strategic, commercial and operational background to the Company. Prior to joining Evoqua, Ron established a track record of leading several best-in-class companies, most recently as President and CEO of Contech Engineered Solutions where he held that role for six years, guiding the company through the construction market decline and re-shaping the organization and portfolio for growth.
Before heading Contech, Ron held various senior leadership roles at both Kennametal Inc. and Ingersoll-Rand Inc., including international assignments.
At Evoqua, Ron is charged with growing and improving the company that has a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service. To do so, Ron is overseeing continued investment in: commercialization of next generation water treatment solutions; sales force, systems, and the product/service portfolio; and organic and inorganic growth opportunities.
Ron earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M. He is based at Evoqua’s world headquarters in Warrendale, PA, just north of Pittsburgh, PA (USA). Ron, his wife and family are in the process of relocating to the region.
Day 2: Tuesday 25th April 2017
08:45 – 10:15 – Opening Plenary – CEO Forum