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Envirogen Group appoints Group Chief Executive

October 2, 2021 | By Maryam Farag

Photo: Envirogen Group.

Photo: Envirogen Group.

Envirogen Group announced the appointment of Joe Higgins as Group Chief Executive.

“The global water and wastewater treatment industry is forecast to grow by 7.1 per cent year on year to reach US$456.68bn by 2026. Our people, leading experts in their field who underpin Envirogen’s broad and deep capabilities across our centres of excellence in the Americas and Europe, will enable us to grow well ahead of the market trend.” said Higgins.

Higgins joins Envirogen following a 23-year career culminating as regional and technical director at Veolia in Ireland, brings his significant leadership and technical skills to the role.

With an MBA, MEng and BSc, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers (IEI), a chartered manager, engineer, environmentalist and scientist (Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management CIWEM).


In his Group Chief Executive role, Higgins will also take on the direct responsibilities of retiring North American CEO Ron Riley.

“To ensure our clients meet their business challenges with integrated water and wastewater treatment solutions delivered by our expert team, our immediate focus will be to build on the existing strengths and regional brands and identify synergies,” said Higgins. “This will result in a single global solution that truly offers total water solutions.”




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