Jorge M. Gomez has been elected to Xylem s Board of Directors. Mr. Gomez currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Health, a global, integrated healthcare solutions company. In that role, Mr. Gomez is responsible for all financial activities across the enterprise including financial strategy, operational finance, external reporting, investor relations, tax strategy and planning and capital deployment.
“We are pleased to welcome Jorge to the Board of Directors,” said Markos I. Tambakeras, Xylem’s Board Chair. “With over two decades in finance, strategy and extensive international business experience, I am confident that his insights will be of great value to our Board.”
Patrick Decker, President and CEO of Xylem, added: “Jorge’s accomplishments and experience leading diverse global teams and businesses will be instrumental as we continue to execute on our strategic plan and create further long-term sustainable value for our shareholders and other stakeholders.”
Since 2018, Mr. Gomez has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Health, a provider of customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide.
Having joined Cardinal Health in 2006, Mr. Gomez has also served as chief financial officer of the Medical segment and previously the Pharmaceutical segment, as well as corporate treasurer and corporate controller. Prior to this, Mr. Gomez held positions at General Motors Corporation including executive and managerial posts in New York, Singapore, Belgium and Brazil. In addition, Mr. Gomez has deep business experience in the Asia Pacific, European and Latin American regions.