Leading water engineering solutions company, ELIQUO Hydrok, welcome Peter Wroe as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as of October 2020; with his remit to further develop the future growth strategy of the company and build upon the reputation for quality and service in partnership with all UK water utility companies.
Peter is an experienced board Director and leader of finance, procurement, contract management, tendering and governance teams. Previously he was Finance Director at the Eden Project, Cornwall, for 5 years, held several leadership roles at BT Plc for 10 years and held other finance-based roles prior to that. He is a Chartered Management Accountant, a member of the Institute of Directors and an experienced Non-Executive Director and Trustee.
Commenting on the appointment Gauke Reitsma, CEO of ELIQUO Water Group GmbH, said “ELIQUO Hydrok has achieved remarkable success under the leadership of Dave Armstrong as Managing Director and Lewis O’Brien as Technical Director, together with an experienced and passionate team of over 130 water professionals with a heritage of quality and delivery. We are very pleased to have Peter on board at ELIQUO Hydrok to further strengthen the Executive leadership team.”
Joining at the start of AMP7, Peter said, “It is a great time to be joining the company which is geared up to partner with UK water companies with an exciting portfolio of environmentally considerate technologies and products to meet the forthcoming AMP7 requirements. These include new and improved Mecana cloth filtration systems, a partnership with Royal Haskoning for their NEREDA® treatment technology plus a range of products for Biosolids Treatment which will help in the challenges we are all facing regards climate change and reduction of damaging greenhouse gases. I am already enjoying working with our respected and experienced team to help our customers to deliver cost effective and sustainable water treatment solutions.”
In a joint comment Dave Armstrong and Lewis O’Brien said, “We are both delighted to welcome Peter to the Board of ELIQUO Hydrok. AMP7 is destined to present many challenges for not only our business but for our industry in general. We are well into our preparation for this next 5 years with plans being formed in readiness; Peter’s appointment is key to our continued strategic growth and future abilities to provide the innovation and solutions to our Clients”