Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company
focused on addressing the world's most challenging water issues, today
announced the appointment of Christian S. Na as Senior Vice President,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective December 3. He will
report directly to Gretchen McClain, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Xylem, and his nomination to become a corporate officer of
Xylem will be presented to the company's board of directors on December
"We're very pleased to welcome Christian to our leadership team," said
McClain. "His diverse legal experience in several global industrial
companies has given him a broad background that aligns nicely with our
business, and we look forward to his contributions."
Since 2010, Na, 41, has served as Deputy General Counsel of CIRCOR
International, Inc., a global manufacturer specializing in highly
engineered industrial products, where he has managed the day-to-day
legal affairs of the company and its subsidiaries worldwide. From 2007
to 2010, Na was Group Vice President & Geneal Counsel at Danaher's
Product Identification Division. Prior to that, he was General Counsel &
Corporate Secretary, U.S., Asia-Pacific & Latin America, for Mitel
Networks, Inc., during which time he also served as part-time Adjunct
Professor at the George Washington University, Elliott School of
International Affairs. Earlier in his career he worked at national law
firms in Washington, D.C. and started his career as Assistant
Corporation Counsel for the City of Boston.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Boston
University, and his Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of
He succeeds Frank Jimenez, who left the company earlier this year.
About Xylem Inc.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling
customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public
utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and
agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150
countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its
people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding
local solutions to the world's most challenging water and wastewater
problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related
businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains,
N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.
In 2012, Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for
advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that
transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of
our water-centric business by linking it with the best water
transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more
information, please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.
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