Veteran water industry executive John Darmody has joined Microvi as its senior vice president of global business development, the company has announced.
Darmody has more than 35 years of experience in the water and wastewater industries, including more than 30 years at global water firm MWH (Broomfield, Colo.). In his capacity as global director of corporate development, he has collaborated with Microvi on several commercial projects over the past four years.
“We are very pleased to have such a talented professional as John joining our Microvi team,” said Microvi CEO Dr. Fatemeh Shirazi. “John’s deep industry knowledge and strong business record will serve as a great asset as we continue to deliver on our mission to revolutionize the water industry.”
Darmody has a degree in civil engineering from the University of Technology Sydney and executive training from Harvard Business School.
As former MWH Asia Pacific Director, Darmody oversaw strategy and marketing for seven countries in the Asia Pacific region comprising 1,500 staff. He has also previously served as a managing director for MWH Australia, a vice president in MWH Americas in Florida, and multiple capacities spanning California, the Middle East and Europe.
The announcement comes as Microvi continues to rapidly expand its global commercial portfolio, including projects in Australia, the U.K. and across the U.S.