PISCATAWAY, N.J. (January 12, 2016) ― Alex Davidkhanian has been appointed the chief financial officer for LIXIL Water Technology Americas, American Standard, DXV and GROHE brands, effective December 1, 2015.

Davidkhanian brings nearly 20 years of experience and a wealth of commercial, strategic and financial expertise to this position. Most recently, he served as president of GROHE Americas where he successfully increased profitability in the retail, wholesale and e-commerce channels by fueling new product development, establishing lean cost structures, and enhancing brand building initiatives. 

He also worked as vice president of sales for GROHE USA and chief financial officer of GROHE Americas. Prior to that, Davidkhanian held various strategic and financial positions at Diageo, a leading premium beverage business. 

“LIXIL Water Technology Americas is committed to optimizing business performance by meeting critical business needs. With a proven track record for directing highly accomplished teams with similar goals, we are pleased to have Alex join us,” said Steven Delarge, president and chief executive officer of LIXIL Water Technology Americas. “Throughout his career, Alex has shown impressive financial acumen and demonstrated strategic leadership skills that will be an asset to our organization. We couldn’t be more delighted to have him on board.”

Davidkhanian holds an MBA in finance and strategy from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.Eng. in mechanical engineering from McGill University.


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