Snehal Desai

​Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer
Evoqua Water Technologies

Snehal Desai was named Evoqua’s Chief Growth Officer in January 2018, responsible for Evoqua Corporate Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A, RD&E, Strategic Marketing. Corporate and Marketing Communications, Cross-Selling, and the Company’s smart water efforts. 

Snehal previously was the global business director for Dow Water & Process Solutions where he was responsible for developing and implementing the growth strategy for the business and leading approximately 1,700 employees worldwide. Earlier in his career at Dow where he worked for more than 20 years across two periods, Desai held various positions in sales, marketing, business development, and technical service and development. Prior to Dow, Desai led commercial and business development for Segetis, a startup focused on developing novel bio-based chemicals, and was vice president and chief marketing officer of NatureWorks LLC, the first company to offer a family of commercially available low- carbon-footprint polymers.

He received bachelor's degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also on the board of directors of the US Water Alliance. He will be based at Evoqua's world headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.