SUEZ NAMES YUVBIR SINGH AS CEO OF WATER TECHNOLOGIES & SOLUTIONS BUSINESS
SUEZ announces the appointment of Yuvbir SINGH as CEO of the Water Technologies
& Solutions (WTS) Division. He will take up his position on April 8, succeeding
A graduate of the University of Pune with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in
electronics, Yuvbir Singh joined General Electric (GE) in 1995, holding various
engineering, sales and marketing roles. Between 2004 and 2015, he worked for GE
Water, where he gained extensive knowledge of the water industry, played an
integral role in a series of transformative acquisitions, and ultimately led
the Engineered Systems team. In 2015, Yuvbir Singh was promoted to Vice
President of the global locomotive business for GE Transportation, and as the
Vice President of equipment in 2018.
Yuvbir Singh will take up his functions as the CEO of Water Technologies &
Solutions on April 8th.
After leading the GE Water and now Water Technologies & Solutions business for
10 years, Heiner Markhoff has made the personal decision to step down as CEO,
effective March 30, 2019. With a 25-year track record of exceptional results at
GE, he is recognized as an experienced and successful executive. He has been
instrumental in the integration of Water Technologies & Solutions into SUEZ.
Heiner Markhoff will continue to work with SUEZ in an advisory capacity.
" This first year of integration of Water Technologies & Solutions was
successful, notably with the involvement of Heiner Markhoff. I would like to
thank him very warmly. Based on his strong experience, Yuvbir Singh will take
this very promising activity for the Group forward and will provide tailored
solutions for industries in order to help them increase their economic and
environmental performance, but also improve their brand image, " said
Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of SUEZ.
With 90,000 people on the five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and
sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management
solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management
and strengthen their environmental and economic performances, in line with
regulatory standards. To meet increasing demands to overcome resource quality
and scarcity challenges, SUEZ is fully engaged in the resource revolution. With
the full potential of digital technologies and innovative solutions, the Group
recovers 17 million tons of waste a year, produces 3.9 million tons of
secondary raw materials and 7 TWh of local renewable energy. It also secures
water resources, delivering wastewater treatment services to 58 million people
and reusing 882 million m3 of wastewater. SUEZ generated total revenues of 17.3
billion euros in 2018.
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