Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies UK appoints a new CEO

Posted: Thursday 1st May 2008

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), the global market leader in technologies for water and wastewater treatment is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ian Stewart as CEO for the companyís operations in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Ian has been Managing Director of VWS in the German speaking countries since 2004 and takes over from Roger Mudd who becomes Chairman. The companies under Ianís responsibility employ around 1,000 people and have a joint turnover in excess of £150 million.

Part of the operations in the UK are Marlow based ELGA Process Water, the industrial, life sciences and healthcare water specialists, headed by its Managing Director Martyn Fisher, and for Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies who provide treatment for municipal water supply, sewage and industrial wastewater from their Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent operations, by Ole Roesdahl, Managing Director.

In Germany, Ian was responsible for integrating newly acquired companies, ELGA Berkefeld and Kruger WABAG into the VWS group. Prior to joining Veolia he worked in the automotive industry in various countries. In his new role he will be working closely with Martyn Fisher and Ole Roesdahl to promote and further develop the whole range of technologies and services for industrial and municipal customers in the UK.

"Using the expertise of each company gathered over the decades, we can offer the complete supply range of water treatment solutions," says Ian. "Together, we have the experience, the products, a comprehensive service portfolio and the capacity for development to be able to continue to grow profitably in coming years."

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologiesí product and technology portfolios are supported and supplemented by a nationwide organisation that covers every aspect of plant service from commissioning to ongoing maintenance and supply of consumables.

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