Claudia S. Toussaint was Appointed as General Counsel at Xylem

Date of management change: September 16, 2014 

What Happened?

Rye Brook, NY-based Xylem Inc has Appointed Claudia S. Toussaint as General Counsel

 

About the Company

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world`s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2014 revenues of $3.9 billion and approximately 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last three years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide. The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature.

 

About the Person

Claudia S. Toussaint, Esq. has been a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Barnes Group Inc., since June 19, 2012. Ms. Toussaint served as a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Barnes Group Inc. since April 2010 to March 16, 2012. Ms. Toussaint served as Chief Ethics Officer, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of Embarq Corporation from December 2007 to 2009. She served as Vice President of Embarq from 2005 to 2009. She served as a Vice President of Corporate Governance & Ethics at Embarq Corp. Prior to Embarq, Ms. Toussaint served as Vice President, Corporate Governance & Ethics and Corporate Secretary of Sprint Corp., Fon Group since April 11, 2003 and also served as its Assistant Vice President for Law and Corporate Governance. She served as Vice President, Corporate Governance & Ethics and Corporate Secretary of Sprint Corp. (formerly, Sprint Nextel Corp). From 1997 to 2003, she served as an Attorney of Sprint Corporation. She served as an Attorney at the Los Angeles office of firm Morrison & Foerster LLP. She is President of the Kansas City Chapter of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, and was voted one of Kansas City's top women executives in 2008 by Ingram's Magazine. Ms. Toussaint holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a BA in Economics from the University of California in Los Angeles.

 

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