XYLEM Inc. a global water technology company, has announced the appointment of Francis (Frank) Ackland as the Regional Managing Director for the Middle East, and the repositioning of Vincent Chirouze as the Regional Managing Director for Africa. Francis and Vincent are expected to play a pivotal role in reinforcing Xylem’s presence and position in both markets.
The realignment of the Middle East and Africa region into two separate business operating regions comes as part of Xylem’s growth strategy of strengthening its leadership position across emerging markets.
Vincent Chirouze will focus his efforts on expanding Xylem’s business in Africa and penetrating growth opportunities across the continent. He has previously held various leadership positions in Africa and and looks forward to again relocating to the continent