NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced the election
of David A. Dunbar and Jes Munk Hansen as members of the Board of
Directors. Mr. Dunbar was appointed as a member of each of the Audit
Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Mr.
Hansen were appointed as a member of each of the Compensation Committee
and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Dunbar has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a
member of the Board of Directors of Standex International Corporation
since January 2014. Standex is a global, multi-industry manufacturer in
five broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Engineering
Technologies Group, Engraving Group, Electronics Group, and Hydraulics
Group. Mr. Dunbar previously served as President of the valves and
controls global business unit of Pentair Ltd. from October 2009 to
December 2013. The unit was initially owned by Tyco Flow Control and
Tyco Flow Control and Pentair merged in 2012. Pentair is a global
provider of products and services relating to energy, water, thermal
management and equipment protection. Prior to his tenure at Pentair, Mr.
Dunbar held a number of senior positions at Emerson Electric Co.,
including President of each of the following: Emerson Process Management
Europe; Machinery Health Management; and Emerson Climate Technologies
Mr. Hansen has served as Chief Executive Officer of LEDVANCE GmbH since
July 2015. LEDVANCE is the general lighting lamps business unit of OSRAM
GmbH. Mr. Hansen previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the
classical lamps and ballast business unit of OSRAM from January 2015 to
July 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer of OSRAM Americas and President
of OSRAM Sylvania from October 2013 to January 2015. OSRAM is a leading
global lighting manufacturer. Prior to his tenure at OSRAM, Mr. Hansen
served in several senior management roles with Grundfos from 2000 to
October 2013, including as Chief Executive Officer and President of
Grundfos North America from 2007 to October 2013. Grundfos is a leading
global manufacturer of pumps as well as motors and electronics for
monitoring and controlling pumps.
“Both David and Jes bring to Watts a wealth of executive management
experience as sitting Chief Executive Officers of global manufacturing
businesses,” said W. Craig Kissel, Chairman of the Watts Board. “We
believe their collective experience in innovation; strategic planning
and leadership in complex global organizations will be a great asset to
the Company and its stockholders.”
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. Watts Water companies and brands offer innovative plumbing,
heating, and water quality solutions for residential, commercial, and
industrial applications. For more information, visit www.wattswater.com.
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