Xylem Inc. – a global water technology company with offices in Saskatoon, Edmonton, and Calgary – announced that Jorge M. Gomez has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Since 2018, Gomez has served as the chief financial officer of Cardinal Health, Inc., a provider of customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and physician offices worldwide.
In that role, Gomez is responsible for all financial activities across the enterprise including financial strategy, operational finance, external reporting, investor relations, tax strategy and planning, and capital deployment.
“We are pleased to welcome Jorge to the Board of Directors,” said Markos I. Tambakeras, chair of Xylem’s Board of Directors. “With over two decades in finance, strategy, and extensive international business experience, I am confident that his insights will be of great value to our Board.”
Having joined Cardinal Health in 2006, Mr. Gomez has also served as chief financial officer of the Medical segment and previously the pharmaceutical segment, as well as corporate treasurer and corporate controller. Prior to this, Mr. Gomez held positions at General Motors Corporation including executive and managerial posts in New York, Singapore, Belgium, and Brazil. In addition, Gomez has business experience in the Asia Pacific, European, and Latin American regions.
“Jorge’s accomplishments and experience leading diverse global teams and businesses will be instrumental as we continue to execute on our strategic plan and create further long-term sustainable value for our shareholders and other stakeholders,” said Patrick Decker, president and chief executive officer of Xylem.
Xylem is a global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric, and gas utilities.