Seven Seas Water appoints John Curtis as CEO
Caribbean desalination and water treatment provider Seven Seas Water Corporation announced on 6 March 2014 that its board had unanimously agreed to promote John Curtis to chief executive officer.He will continue to serve as the company's president and remain a member of the board of directors.
Curtis is a founder and has been a key member of Seven Seas' management team since its inception in 2007. In his new role, he will be responsible for executing Seven Seas Water's comprehensive plan for international growth beyond the Caribbean.
Prior to Seven Seas Water, Curtis was vice president strategy, operations and treasurer for Ionics Inc and was instrumental in its successful turnaround overseeing the transformational acquisition of Ecolochem Group in 2004. He played a leadership role in the sale of Ionics to GE in 2005 for US$ 1.1 billion.
Before entering the water industry, Curtis had a successful 30-year career with Ernst & Young LLP. He held multiple roles in the international practice of the firm, rising to the level of senior international partner.