Max Kubwalo appointed as Xylem’s Metrology Sales Lead for Anglophone Africa

Xylem Africa is thrilled to announce that Max Kubwalo is joining its operations as Xylem’s Metrology Sales Lead for Anglophone Africa. Having started on 17 July 2020, Kubwalo is based in Cape Town and covers non-French speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kubwalo joins Xylem from Itron, where he established a stellar reputation among the utility […]

Setting the course for Diversity & Inclusion in Africa’s water industry

JOHANNESBURG, SA, (August 5th, 2020) – Xylem Africa is proud to share its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) goals for 2020 and beyond. As we celebrate women in August, it’s a good time for individuals and companies to consider how they support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. This matter sits close to the spirit and […]

Good water management for profit and performance

Water is a vital and scarce resource. Many businesses, particularly in sectors such as manufacturing, mining and agriculture, use water as part of their core output processes. Practically every business relies on water to help maintain them, from flushing toilets to boiling kettles to cleaning services. Water is an inextricable business cost. Yet when it […]

Xylem welcomes Leo Yao as its new Chief Strategy Officer

Xylem Water Solutions are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Leo Yao into the position of Chief Strategy Officer, based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this role, Leo will be responsible for driving business growth throughout Africa, establishing new opportunities with key market players. Leo brings a wealth of project experience into the Xylem team. […]

What are the most common ways water is wasted?

South Africa’s lopsided water supply prompts it to focus on reducing water wastage. Modern technology can help reduce wastage, but it also requires fundamental operational changes. Some of the common ways water is wasted are ageing infrastructure; insufficient water management; not using water-related data; poor water recycling; and outdated irrigation techniques. By addressing these elements, […]

Xylem welcomes Jehiel E Lawrence as its new Southern Africa Sales Director

JOHANNESBURG, SA, (April 8th, 2020) Xylem South Africa, a leading provider of water and liquid management solutions, has appointed Jehiel E Lawrence as its new Sales Director for Southern Africa. Lawrence is well-known in the chemical distribution sector, where among many responsibilities he provided treatment solutions for the water sector. He now brings his 18 […]