PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 21, 2017) ― Alex Alexandrou has been named chief information officer for LIXIL Americas, home to the American Standard, DXV and GROHE bath and kitchen brands operating in the Americas region.
In this position, Alexandrou will be charged with managing corporate-wide strategy and long-term planning for all information and related technologies. Alexandrou will report directly to LIXIL Americas CEO and President, Steven Delarge.
“Alex has a proven history of successful strategic planning and execution involving information and technology that will greatly benefit operations at LIXIL Americas,” said Delarge. “We are constantly striving to lead the industry in technology innovation to optimize efficiencies for our employees, customers and business stakeholders. I am confident Alex’s leadership will positively impact LIXIL and further the company’s commitment to make things that matter for people and communities around the world.”
Alexandrou joins LIXIL with 20 years of experience, including expertise in building and implementing processes that increase revenue, optimize enterprise expenditures and enable peak operations across multiple disciplines and organizations. Prior to joining LIXIL, Alexandrou served as vice president of Global IT, Digital Marketing & Customer Engagements Systems for D&M Holdings, where he played a significant role in all the aspects of IT operations, including: department strategy, business alignment and global decision making. Prior to that, Alexandrou worked for Newell Brands, where he led the implementation of a new global IT enterprise e-commerce strategy throughout the company. Alexandrou created and managed Newell Brand’s ecommerce shared services that allowed its brands to share IT services, functionality, capabilities and environment, resulting in increased efficiency and reduced cost.
Alexandrou holds a B.A. in computer science from Queens College of the City University of New York.
LIXIL is the most comprehensive and connected global company in the housing and building industry, delivering human-centric innovation that enhances people’s living spaces – we call this Living Technology. Delivering core strengths in water, housing, building and kitchen technologies, our brand portfolio including LIXIL®, GROHE®, American Standard Brands, DXV®, INAX® and Permasteelisa® are leaders in the industries and regions. Operating in more than 150 countries and employing more than 80,000 people, we bring together function, quality and design to provide better living solutions to the world today and for future generations. Learn more at www.lixil.com and follow us at facebook.com/lixilgroup.
GROHE is the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, dedicated to providing innovative water products. For many decades, GROHE has been committed to the brand values of technology, quality, design and sustainability that all illustrate GROHE’s commitment to creating exceptional experiences and to delivering “Pure Freude an Wasser”. With its engineering, innovation and design activities firmly anchored in Germany, GROHE products bear the badge of quality “Made in Germany”, ultimately strengthening the customers’ confidence in the brand. GROHE is part of LIXIL, a global leader in housing and building materials products and services. GROHE America has an office located in the heart of the Flatiron district that houses the GROHELIVE! Center, an interactive showroom created for inspiration and collaboration.