ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, today announced that Elizabeth Simermeyer has been promoted to executive vice president and president, Global Healthcare and Life Sciences group.
In this role, Simermeyer will lead the newly formed Global Healthcare and Life Sciences group and remain a member of the company’s executive committee, reporting to President and Chief Operating Officer Christophe Beck.
Most recently, Simermeyer was executive vice president of Life Sciences and Global Marketing and Communications. She joined Ecolab in 2014 after 19 years with S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Simermeyer serves on the board of directors of Securian Financial and PACER, an organization focused on advocacy and programming for special needs individuals. She also serves on the board of trustees of Groves Academy, Minnesota’s only established school for students with learning disabilities and attention disorders.
Simermeyer holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in driving business performance while protecting people and vital resources. With annual sales of $15 billion and 50,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. www.ecolab.com