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Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Appoints Debra J. Ogston as Chief Human Resources Officer

October 19, 2015

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2015-- Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) announced today the appointment of Debra J. Ogston as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Ms. Ogston comes to Watts Water from Schnuck Markets Inc. where she served as Chief People Officer. Prior to joining Schnuck Markets, Ms. Ogston spent seven years at Johnson Controls, Inc., where she served as Vice President of Human Resources for several business units in the Americas and Asia. Ms. Ogston has also held senior Human Resources positions with E&J Gallo Winery, Inc., Pepsi Bottling Group and Kraft Foods Inc.

Ms. Ogston will be succeeding Kenneth R. Lepage as the leader of the global Human Resources Department. Mr. Lepage will continue in his current role as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of the Company.

“I believe that Debra’s talent and experience make her extremely well suited to help lead our ongoing business transformation efforts globally” said Robert J. Pagano, Jr., Chief Executive Officer. “Debra brings to us a tremendous breadth and depth of experience in organizational design and effectiveness, global talent development strategy and global human resources processes. She also has extensive international experience, including living in China for two years while working at Johnson Controls. I am excited that Debra is joining our global management team and we look forward to working with her. I also want to thank Ken for his leadership of the Human Resources Department over the past six years and we look forward to continuing to work with him as he returns his full attention to leading the Company’s global Legal Department.”

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.

Source: Watts Water Technologies, Inc.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
Timothy MacPhee, 978-688-1811
Treasurer, Vice President - Investor Relations
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