Ecolab Names New President & COO

September 29, 2022 Ecolab Names New President & COO

Ecolab Inc. has appointed Darrell R. Brown president and chief operating officer (COO), effective October 1.

Brown joined Ecolab in 2002 and has held several leadership positions within the company throughout his 10-year tenure. He has served as executive vice president and president of Ecolab’s global industrial group since 2019.

“As Ecolab continues to grow and expand how we deliver on our purpose to protect what’s vital, this enhancement to our management structure will help us maximize our future growth opportunities and is a reflection of our strong leadership team,” said Christophe Beck, Ecolab chairman and CEO. “Darrell’s winning track record, knowledge of our company, focus on talent development, and tremendous leadership abilities will provide exceptional execution support and additional focus on the company’s long-term growth and performance. I am fortunate to have Darrell as a partner for the years ahead as we continue to enhance profitability by capitalizing on Ecolab’s significant global growth opportunities.”

About Ecolab
With annual sales of US$15 billion and more than 49,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. specializes in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety, and infection prevention products and services in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit