Mr. Decker was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Xylem in March 2014. He also serves as a Director on the Board.
He joined Xylem from Harsco Corporation, a global industrial services company where he was President and Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Prior to that, he served in a number of leadership roles at Tyco International’s Flow Control business, ultimately serving as President of Tyco Flow Control, a $4 billion leader in industrial flow control solutions. At Tyco, he led the effort that resulted in the separation of the Flow Control business from the parent company.
Earlier in his career, Decker held a number of progressively responsible financial leadership positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, including nine years of service in Latin America and Asia. He started his career as an auditor for Price Waterhouse LLP, now PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
He currently serves on the advisory council for the Dean of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.