New President Appointed for Black & Veatch’s Global Water Business
Cindy Wallis-Lage will lead the company's efforts in global water infrastructure
Black & Veatch has appointed Cindy Wallis-Lage as president of its global water business. She will lead the company’s efforts to address billions of dollars in water infrastructure needs around the world. Aging infrastructure, economic challenges and increasing demand are factors that drive growth for service providers going forward.
Wallis-Lage brings 25 years of experience from all over the world to this key position. She most recently served as the company’s executive managing director of technical solutions. Wallis-Lage is highly regarded globally in the industry. She has provided her project and leadership expertise to more than 100 municipal and industrial facilities throughout the U.S., U.K. and Asia Pacific.
“We will see increased investment in water and electric infrastructure throughout the world," Wallis-Lage said. "This will have a rippling effect in the water industry on supply and demand, quality and reliability, and flood control. It will also impact environmental and security issues."
Wallis-Lage added that Black & Veatch plans to increase its market share as it expands further globally and penetrates adjacent markets where its operating capabilities provide a competitive advantage.