Associated Press Top Story: Global Thought Leader in Water Sector, Will Sarni, Joins FloWater Board
Press Release 2019, MAY 14
FloWater, on target to disrupt the drinking water sector, today announces the addition of water industry heavyweight Will Sarni to its Board of Directors.
Sarni is an internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation and advisor on sustainability and water solutions to multinationals, water technology companies and NGOs.
Silicon Valley-incubated FloWater, makers of new-tech, advanced purification water Refill Stations, is a leader in deploying new technologies and solutions for delivering safe drinking water, while reducing plastic waste.
“I am proud to welcome Will Sarni to the FloWater Board. His expertise and vision are a great addition for planning and executing our innovative, solution-driven strategies,” said FloWater Co-founder and CEO Rich Razgaitis.
Sarni, Founder and CEO of Water Foundry, adds,
“Rich Razgaitis and his team are on a fast track in transforming the water sector, while reducing environmental impacts. I am pleased to join the Board at a time when FloWater’s disruptive product platforms are such important solutions for delivering safe, better-hydrating drinking water.”
FloWater recently announced $15mm in Series B growth funding from Bluewater, the global water technologies company based in Sweden.
Incubated in Silicon Valley, FloWater has re-invented the ‘water cooler’ to wean US companies off the plastic water bottles they serve to their employees and customers. FloWater is already working with the likes of Google, Red Bull, prAna, O’Neill, PlayStation, Specialized Bikes, Alaska Airlines, YMCA and the Oakland International Airport, as well as with thousands of hotels, gyms, schools, and concert venues in nearly 50 states on a new drinking water experience.
Since its launch in 2013, FloWater has eliminated the need for more than 100-million plastic water bottles.
FloWater recently secured $15 million in Series B investment to fuel its growth.
About Will Sarni and Water Foundry
Sarni is an internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation. He has authored numerous books and articles and presented on: the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy, and the energy-water-food nexus. He has been a water strategy advisor to private and public-sector enterprises and NGOs for his entire career. Sarni is the founder and CEO of Water Foundry, a consultancy committed to solving water scarcity and water quality challenges within our lifetime through innovation in business strategy, technology, partnerships, business models and funding/financing. He is also an advisor to Blue, the Stockholm-based, impact-focused investment company that owns Bluewater. https://www.waterfoundry.com
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