07/03/2022 – Utilities / Water Solutions / Appointment / DuPont / Alan Chan

Alan Chan named VP and GM for DuPont Water Solutions
Alan Chan named VP and GM for DuPont Water Solutions

Alan Chan has been appointed as global Vice President and General Manager of DuPont Water Solutions. Mr Chan – who has over 20 years of service at DuPont – reports directly to Leland Weaver, President, Water & Protection. 

Alan Chan previously served as Director, Global Products & Profitability in Water Solutions.  With more than two decades of service at DuPont, and previously at Dow, Mr Chan has served in a variety of product, commercial, technical, and regional leadership roles in the water business, as well as working in the traditional and alternative energies space. Chan earned a Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. in chemical engineering and polymer science, both from Louisiana State University.

“Alan has been instrumental in helping lead the transformation of Water Solutions to the growing and impactful business it is today,” said Leland Weaver. “I look forward to working with him and the Water Solutions team as they work towards meaningfully advancing sustainable water solutions for our customers, our own operations, and the world.” 

Advancing sustainable tech in water purification, conservation and reuse

“I’m proud and humbled to lead DuPont’s Water Solutions organisation – a team that is energised by our purpose to help our customers solve the world’s most pressing challenges around water access and sustainability,” said Mr Chan. “We will continue to collaborate with our customers and wide range of partners to advance sustainable technologies that enable the purification, conservation and reuse of water and other essential materials.”

DuPont Water Solutions’ technologies help purify more than 50 million gallons of water every minute around the world, and enable water reuse and recycling, desalination, and the safe access of both ground and surface water. Water Solutions offers solutions to a variety of water and sustainability challenges through a broad portfolio of water purification and separation technologies including reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, ion exchange resins (IEX), ultrafiltration (UF), electrodeionisation (EDI), nanofiltration (NF), membrane bioreactor systems (MBR), membrane aerated biofilm reactors (MABR), membrane degasification, and closed-circuit reverse osmosis (CCRO) systems. 


From innovating sustainable water technologies and collaborating with organisations like Water.org to sponsoring the City Water Optimization Index with Economist Impact, DuPont is working with customers, governments, NGOs and thought leaders to uncover a wide variety of solutions to enable a safe, affordable and ample water supply now and for generations to come.

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