Stephen A. Anderson
- BS Chemical Engineering 1998
Steve Anderson is Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Light Industries North America business segment within Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company. Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and protect clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. With 2017 sales of $13.8 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and on-site services to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.
Throughout his 19 years with Ecolab, Steve has held various roles in the areas of sales, sales management, business strategy and general management. He started his career in the field as a territory manager following his graduation from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering. During this time in the field and throughout his career, he has supported customers in the Institutional, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Power and Chemical industries.
With the ever-growing need for water use reduction and water safety programs throughout North America and around the world, Steve is responsible for continuing to build upon the programs most needed by Ecolab’s Light customers to minimize water, maximize the life of customer assets, protect their brand and their people, all at an optimized cost.
Excerpted from the Chemical Engineering Academy induction program, April, 2019