Severn Trent Services selects new chief operating officer for water purification

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Severn Trent Services Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Quinn (Photo credit: Severn Trent)

FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Feb. 4, 2014 -- Lawrence Quinn has been selected to serve as chief operating officer of the Water Purification business at Severn Trent Services, a global supplier of water and wastewater solutions.

Quinn will be responsible for the oversight of global manufacturing operations for both Severn Trent Services and the company's joint venture, Severn Trent De Nora. Together, these two businesses serve municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment markets and the marine and offshore industries, respectively.

Quinn joined Severn Trent Services in July 2013 as vice president of Global Operations. Prior to joining the company, he served as president and chief executive officer of Alstom Power's Turbines Business in Chattanooga, Tenn. Quinn has more than 25 years of experience in global business management.

"Aspiring to growth and change, in this new position Lawrence has my full support in guiding Severn Trent Services along our journey of continuous improvement and strategic growth," noted Martin Kane, president and chief executive officer.

About Severn Trent Services

Severn Trent Services with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., USA, is a leading supplier of water and wastewater solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies and contract operating services. Our operating services business provides contract management, operations support and systems improvements for utility, industrial and commercial water and wastewater customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy. For more information, visit


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