Watts Water Technologies (ticker: WTS, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Watts Water Technologies Elects New Director
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., Aug 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced the election
of Bernard Baert as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Baert was
also appointed by the Board to serve as a member of both the Audit
Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the
Board of Directors.
Mr. Baert has served as Senior Vice President and President, Europe and
International of PolyOne Corporation since January 2010. Mr. Baert
served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Color and
Engineered Materials - Europe and Asia for PolyOne Corporation from 2006
to December 2009 and as Vice President and General Manager, Color and
Engineered Materials - Europe and Asia from 2000 to 2006. From 1995 to
September 2000, Mr. Baert was General Manager, Color - Europe for M.A.
Hanna Company, the predecessor to PolyOne Corporation. PolyOne
Corporation is a worldwide provider of specialty polymer materials,
services and solutions. Prior to joining M.A. Hanna, Mr. Baert was
General Manager, Europe for Hexcel Corporation and spent 17 years with
Owens Corning where he served as a plant manager and held various
positions in the areas of cost control and production. Mr. Baert earned
a master's degree in physics from the University of Liege in Belgium.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is a world leader in the manufacture of
innovative products to control the efficiency, safety, and quality of
water within residential, commercial, and institutional applications.
Its expertise in a wide variety of water technologies enables it to be a
comprehensive supplier to the water industry.
SOURCE: Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
William C. McCartney, 978-688-1811
Chief Financial Officer