Mr. Keating has served on Evoqua’s board of directors and as President and Chief Executive Officer since December 2014.
Prior to joining Evoqua, Mr. Keating served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Contech Engineered Solutions, an infrastructure site solutions provider, from 2007 to 2014. Before heading Contech, Mr. Keating served as President of the Metalworking Solutions and Services Group of Kennametal Inc., a supplier of tooling and industrial materials. He had also held previous roles at Kennametal as the Vice President and General Manager of the Energy, Mining and Construction Group and for the Electronics Products Group from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Keating started his career at Ingersoll-Rand Inc. in 1992 where he held various roles of increasing responsibility until departing in 2001. Mr. Keating is presently on the board of directors of US Ecology Inc., a publicly traded company.
Mr. Keating received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and received a B.S. in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. Mr. Keating was selected to serve on the board of directors because of the perspective, management, leadership experience and operational expertise that he has developed as our President and Chief Executive Officer.