Ecolab, Inc. has appointed Christophe Beck president and chief operating officer (COO) effective April 1.
Beck has been with Ecolab since 2007 and currently serves as executive vice president and president of the company’s global industrial group. He succeeds Thomas Handley, who is retiring at the end of the year. Until his retirement, Handley will lead the previously announced spinoff of Ecolab’s Upstream Energy division.
With annual sales of US$14 billion and more than 48,000 associates, Ecolab, Inc. specializes in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety, and infection prevention products and services in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit www.ecolab.com.