H2O Innovation’s COO to leave company

Canadian membrane system provider H2O Innovation Inc announced on 15 June 2012 the departure of James (Jim) L Peterson, chief operating officer (COO).

The company is streamlining its organizational structure and eliminating the position of COO, enhancing its focus on reaching operational excellence.

Jim Peterson has been an executive of H2O Innovation for nearly four years, since the company acquired Itasca Systems Inc, which he then led, in July 2008. His responsibilities have been immediately transferred to Frédéric Dugré, president and CEO.

“We wish Jim the best for the future and sincerely thank him for his enthusiasm and dedication during his years with us”, stated Dugré.