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Judy McNamara, senior vice president of global tax Ecolab Inc.

Judy M. McNamara

Judy McNamara is senior vice president of Tax for Ecolab Inc.

Judy McNamara is senior vice president of Tax for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources.

McNamara leads the tax function within the company’s Finance organization. She is a key advisor to Ecolab’s leadership and board of directors on issues such as acquisitions, mergers, dispositions and various tax strategies that benefit the company and shareholders.

Prior to joining Ecolab in 2008, McNamara was senior vice president of U.S. Taxation at Lehman Brothers in London and global tax director for BorgWarner Inc. In both roles, she developed expertise in managing global tax profiles to maximize shareholder returns. McNamara also worked for KPMG LLP in several key roles nationally and internationally. Her background also includes legal work as a tax attorney for General Motors Corporation and McBride, Baker and Coles legal firm.

McNamara graduated with honors from Michigan State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She received her doctorate in Law from the University of Michigan Law School. She lives in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.