Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced that Andre Dhawan will join the Company as Chief Operating Officer on August 15, 2022. Mr. Dhawan comes to Watts from Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a subsidiary of Vontier Corporation, where he most recently served as President, Americas and previously as President, EMEA & APAC. Prior to joining Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Mr. Dhawan held several senior leadership positions with Xylem Inc. and ITT Corporation.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc., through its family of companies, is a global manufacturer headquartered in the USA that provides one of the broadest plumbing, heating, and water quality product lines in the world. Its subsidiaries and brands offer innovative plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for commercial, residential and industrial applications.
What does Andre bring in his new role?
Mr. Dhawan is replacing Munish Nanda, President of Americas & Europe, who previously announced that he plans to retire from Watts. Robert J. Pagano, Jr., President, CEO and Chairperson of the Board, commented, “Andre is a proven, growth-oriented strategic and operational leader with a track record of successful acquisitions and integrations, driving strong organic growth, and providing disciplined and lean operational leadership.”
“We are extremely pleased to add to our team someone with Andre’s background and experience in leading successful new product introductions, geographic market expansions, building high-performing teams and leading international businesses,” Pagano further said.
“I believe Andre’s talent and industry experience make him extremely well suited to lead Watts Water operations. I also want to take the opportunity to thank Munish again for his leadership in driving tremendous progress over the past several years and for his willingness to provide extended assistance in transitioning his responsibilities to Andre,” Mr. Pagano said.
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