Paul Chaffin is senior vice president and general manager of Global Healthcare for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Chaffin oversees the day-to-day operations of Ecolab’s Global Healthcare business, which serves customers in more than 90 countries and provides a broad portfolio of innovative infection prevention programs.
Previously, Chaffin served as senior vice president and general manager of Healthcare – Europe, Middle East and Africa, and senior vice president and general manager of Healthcare – North America. Prior to joining the Healthcare team, Chaffin was vice president of emerging businesses for Ecolab’s Institutional division.
Prior to Ecolab, Chaffin held a number of senior positions at Pillsbury and International Multifoods. Currently, Chaffin sits on the board of directors for Medical Alley. He also has served on the board of directors for the Joint Commission’s Center for Transforming Healthcare as well as for a number of small private companies in the financial services and technology industries.
Chaffin holds a bachelor's and master’s degree from the University of Michigan.