With more than 30 years of experience as a senior-level executive and expertise in the water, renewable energy and environmental services industries, Mr. Lambert is well-suited to lead IDE’s business activities in North America. Mr. Lambert replaces Kent Turner, former general manager of IDE Americas, who is going into private business.Prior to joining IDE, Mr. Lambert was the vice president of corporate development at Hydration Technology Innovations, leading corporate business development and strategic consulting initiatives, including investment evaluations, merger and acquisition activities, and the development of business platforms for expansion into new markets. He also served as managing partner of Water Industry Solutions LLC, where he achieved a total merger and acquisition value of $50 million over a two-year period. In addition, Mr. Lambert was chief operating officer of Test America, an environmental testing firm, where he was responsible for the profit and loss management of the analytical testing division, with annual revenue of $350 million and 2,500 employees.Mr. Lambert’s involvement in the water and environmental community extends outside of his previous employment, as he serves as a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Quality Association (WQA). He was also a founding member of the WQA World Assembly, and served on several AWWA and WQA steering committees including the Point of Use committee.