Buckman announces new global vice president

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Buckman announced today the appointment of Christine Staples as Global Vice President of their Water Division.

Commenting on Christine’s appointment Junai Maharaj, Buckman CEO, said, "After a rigorous search, we concluded that Christine’s leadership and considerable global experience in both the water and chemical industries, along with her strong track record of success as a Global General Manager made her the outstanding candidate for the role. Christine has demonstrated throughout her career the ability to work successfully in different environments, designing and leading strategies which resulted in impressive value creation. I look forward to working with her to create the next chapter of Buckman’s story of success.”

In the position of Global Vice President, Christine’s focus will be to deliver growth through innovation, customer relationships, partnerships and sustainable value delivery across the global water industry.

Biography of Christine A. Staples

Ms. Staples spent over 20 years at Ecolab where she held increasingly complex executive leadership positions in both the water and energy industries with roles in sales, supply chain, marketing, strategic planning and leading regional and global business units. Most recently, Ms. Staples held the position of Global General Manager in Nalco Champion, and was instrumental in launching initiatives to drive valuable growth for the TIORCO, UltraFab and Flexsorb business units. Before joining Ecolab, Christine worked in environmental consulting for Shepherd Miller (Tetra Tech).

Ms. Staples holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a master’s degree from The Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from The University of Denver. Ms. Staples has served on the American Heart Association executive committee for STEM initiatives and is actively involved in a variety of organizations focused on girls in STEM.