Xylem appoints new emerging markets head

Water technology firm, Xylem, has appointed Steven Leung as senior vice president and president, emerging markets, In this newly created position, Leung will lead the company’s commercial operations in China, greater Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as well as Australia and New Zealand.

He will report directly to Xylem president and chief executive officer, Patrick Decker. Leung will also serve as a member of the company’s senior leadership team and will be based in Shanghai, China. He takes up his post from 1 April 2015.