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South Holland, Illinois, February 5, 2024 – Global Water Technology’s (GWT) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael A. Byerley, has appointed Michael J. Landers (President), Christopher M. Olson, CWT (Chief Operating Officer, Secretary), Evan T. Gray (Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer), and Patrick D. Morgan (Chief Sales and Customer Experience Officer, Secretary), as Officers and the Leadership Team that will together direct the transformative work underway to drive growth through investment in both our people and service excellence. Appointments were effective January 1, 2024.

The selection of Landers, Olson, Gray, and Morgan, all deeply respected leaders that bring impressive and varied experience backgrounds, focuses on ensuring GWT’s strategic vision is executed and implemented. Their appointments reflect GWT’s commitment to strong, servant leadership focused on the long-term performance of the company, strategic growth initiatives, operational excellence, and increasing value for customers and employees.

“Mike, Chris, Evan, and Pat are all widely respected leaders, and their expertise will complement the talents and capabilities of the entire GWT family as we continue to focus on delivering for our clients and employees alike,” said Byerley. “This group brings a combined 93 years of experience from numerous industries; they have overseen strategic transformation of large institutions, delivered leading operational results, implemented massive acquisitions and projects successfully, and were each integral to GWT’s well-managed growth over the past four years,” Byerley said. “2024 will be a pivotal year for our company, and I am excited to share what we’ve been working to create in the months ahead. This Leadership Team brings the right combination of skills and experience balanced with an approach focused on our people to ensure this company, founded in 1990, is poised for success for another 35 years.”

“Global Water Technology stands apart, both in its technical excellence and its deep connection with its clients and employees,” said Landers. “It is an incredible opportunity to serve as President of a company I love, and to lend my experience and perspective as we together implement its strategic vision to build for the future.”

“I am thrilled to serve as Chief Operating Officer with a company that continues to focus on excellence across the delivery of our products and services at such a pivotal moment for the company,” said Olson. “I look forward to working closely with my colleagues on the implementation of our strategic priorities designed to drive sustained growth and create long-term value for our customers and employees.”

“I am humbled and honored to be entrusted with the role of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of this incredibly dynamic company,” Gray said. “Over the past four years GWT has delivered record results, and I look forward to working with our talented Leadership Team as we build on the company’s financial strength and strong positioning to enable investment and support of key priorities in the years to come.”

“I’m extremely gratified to be given this opportunity to further expand GWT’s assets and businesses,” said Morgan. “GWT’s growth has been incredible these past several years, and I am proud of the role my group has played in facilitating that expansion and excited by the strategic opportunities that lie ahead for the company.”

In the months ahead, GWT indicated key projects and initiatives focused on further expansion of its business across the U.S. will be announced.

For more information, please contact GWT at or 708-349-9991.

About Global Water Technology, Inc.: Global Water Technology, Inc. was founded in 1990 to meet a growing demand in the industry for personalized, affordable, and reliable water treatment services. The primary goal was to establish an honest and reputable company that management teams would be proud to partner with. As a result, GWT continues to build upon a strong reputation in the commercial, residential, industrial, hotel, and healthcare markets throughout the United States.

GWT’s reputation for superior service and creating cost effective, resource saving, and equipment preserving strategies has allowed for continued growth and expansion throughout the United States and across a wide variety of industries. Today, Global Water Technology, Inc. is one of the industry’s leaders in water and wastewater treatment.

For more detailed information about GWT, please visit our About Us page.


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