Xylem appoints new MD for India

Yatin Tayalia is the new managing director of Xylem in India.

Yatin Tayalia, the new managing director of Xylem India.
Yatin Tayalia, the new managing director of Xylem India.

Tayalia has succeeded Nitin Bhate who is taking on a new role as the global director and general manager of Xylem Custom.

Prior to this appointment at Xylem, Tayalia served as senior vice president and business leader for South Asia at Suez Water Technologies and Solutions. He has over 25 years of experience in water, chemicals and computational analysis industries across Asia, with leadership in business, sales, commercial, product and technology management.

Tayalia will report to Franz Cerwinka, Xylem’s president, Emerging Markets, and be based in Bangalore, India.

“Yatin brings extensive experience in water management and advanced technologies in water, aligned with our continuing development and growth in India,” said Xylem’s Cerwinka. “He is recognised as a thought leader in both the sector and region for water management, water reuse and driving advanced technologies in water and wastewater treatment. A veteran of the industry, he brings a deep passion for water technology having co-authored more than 10 patents and published multiple technical and policy journal articles. We’re thrilled to welcome him to our leadership team.”

Tayalia has an integrated Bachelors and Masters of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai.