Ecolab CEO Announces Retirement

October 30, 2020 Ecolab CEO Announces Retirement

Douglas M. Baker Jr., CEO of Ecolab Inc., has announced his retirement effective January 1, 2021.

Baker will remain in his current position as Ecolab board chairman. Christophe Beck has been appointed Baker’s successor as CEO. Beck currently serves as the company’s president and chief operating officer. Beck joined Ecolab in 2007 from Nestlé S.A. where he served in a variety of executive positions over a 16-year tenure.

About Ecolab
With annual sales of US$15 billion and more than 50,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. specializes in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety, and infection prevention products and services in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit