He will be primarily responsible for the company’s global business and operational development.
Laval worked for more than 20 years at Veolia Water. He has served as managing director of United Water International, a joint venture between Veolia, Thames Water and KBR, based in Adelaide, Australia; as chief operating officer of Veolia Water North America; as Veolia’s CEO of Industrial Solutions in North and Latin America; and as managing director of industrial outsourcing in Europe and Turkey.
“We have been working closely with Philippe since February 2014 and are convinced, that there is no more appropriate person for this job,” said Henry Charrabé, president and CEO of RWL Water, Global Operations. “Philippe is very well respected within the company and the industry and will add to the strength of our global team.”