ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The board of directors of Ecolab Inc. announced that it has appointed
Carl M. Casale to the Ecolab board effective December 5, 2013.
Since 2011, Mr. Casale, age 52, has been president and chief executive
officer of CHS Inc. Previously, he spent 26 years with Monsanto Company
in various management positions before being named Monsanto's chief
financial officer in 2009. He was a member of the board of directors of
Nalco Holding Company from 2008 until its merger with Ecolab in 2011.
Douglas M. Baker, Jr., Ecolab chairman and chief executive officer
commented on Casale's appointment, saying, "We are very pleased to have
Carl join Ecolab's board. He adds valued energy industry experience and,
as a former Nalco director, brings depth and understanding regarding
both our Global Water and Global Energy businesses, two important growth
sectors for us. We look forward to his counsel as we further develop our
aggressive growth plans."
Casale's appointment increases the size of Ecolab's board from 13 to 14
A trusted partner at more than one million
customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene
and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital
resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000 associates, Ecolab
delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe
food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and
improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare,
energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries
around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.
Lisa Curran, 651-293-2185
Source: Ecolab Inc.
News Provided by Acquire Media