John Guttery is senior vice president and president of Latin America for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources.
In his current role, Guttery is responsible for the execution of global strategies, day-to-day operations and corporate compliance throughout all Latin American countries in which Ecolab has a presence. Guttery joined Ecolab in 2015 as senior vice president of Strategic Planning.
Prior to Ecolab, Guttery held various sales and marketing leadership and general management roles with Hilti, A.G., a global leader in power tools, fastening and fire protection systems for the construction and natural resources sectors. Most recently, he was the president of Hilti Latin America, S.A. based in Panama. Guttery’s background also includes sales management experience with Crown Equipment Corp. and Nilfisk-Advance.
Guttery serves on the board of directors of Global Minnesota, a chapter of the World Affairs Council that promotes international understanding and engagement by connecting individuals, organizations and communities in Minnesota to the world.