Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc, announced it has hired Jeff Fulgham as vice president, Marketing. He is based in Wilmington and reports to John Panichella, Ashland senior vice president and president, Ashland Water Technologies.

Fulgham brings over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, primarily in industrial water treatment, to this role. He most recently served as chief sales and strategy officer for Banyan Water, based in San Francisco, Calif. He was responsible for sales, service, strategy and marketing for one of the fastest-growing water service companies, focused on driving water conservation for large commercial and institutional properties.

“Jeff has a proven track record of leading global marketing and strategic efforts that successfully create value for customers," said Panichella. “His experience in industrial water will be a tremendous asset and I am confident in his ability to help position Water Technologies for future sales and earnings growth.”

Fulgham earned a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University.

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