John A. Nygren
Retired, former President, ChemTreat, Incorporated
Mr. Nygren was elected a Director of the Company in 2016. Mr. Nygren was president and CEO of ChemTreat, Inc. from 2000 until his retirement in 2010, first becoming President in 1990. During Mr. Nygren’s leadership and tenure, ChemTreat grew dramatically, culminating with the sale of ChemTreat to Danaher Corporation in 2007 for $436 million. Mr. Nygren joined ChemTreat in 1976 as Manager of Technical Services and was the chief architect of ChemTreat’s core technologies. Mr. Nygren served as Technical Director and Vice President of Technology, prior to being named ChemTreat’s President in 1990. Prior to joining ChemTreat, Mr. Nygren served as Technical Service manager at Hercules, Inc. from 1973 to 1976, and Research and Development Group Leader at Drew Chemical Corporation from 1971 to 1973. He is author of numerous papers in the water treatment discipline and holder of several patents. He served on the external advisory board for the School of Chemical Engineering and Life Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. Mr. Nygren earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.