March 6, 2024

Chris Smith Named Chief Operating Officer at WestWater Research

WestWater Research, a leading firm specializing in water market intelligence and financial analysis, proudly announces the appointment of Chris Smith as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). With an extensive background in business operations and strategic management, Smith brings a wealth of experience and a dynamic leadership style to the esteemed team at WestWater.

Smith joined the WestWater team in December as the Chief Growth Officer. As COO, Smith will play a crucial role in driving operational excellence, fostering innovation, and executing strategic initiatives to support the company’s growth trajectory.

“We are thrilled to elevate Chris’s role on our leadership team,” said Clay Landry, CEO of WestWater Research. “We are excited to announce Chris Smith as WestWater’s first Chief Operating Officer. His expertise will be instrumental in steering our company towards even greater success, guiding us with confidence and determination.”

“Chris’s proven track record of driving operational efficiency and his strategic vision make him an invaluable addition to our leadership team,” Landry continued. “We are confident that his leadership will further enhance our capabilities and position us for continued success in the dynamic water market landscape.”

Smith’s career spans over two decades, during which he has held various executive roles in operations, strategy, and business development across diverse industries. His comprehensive understanding of operational processes, coupled with his strategic acumen, makes him uniquely qualified to drive operational excellence and spearhead strategic initiatives at WestWater.

“Stepping into the COO role at WestWater is an honor, and I’m incredibly grateful to the amazing team here for the incredible learning experience they’ve provided me in just a few months,” said Chris Smith. “This new role allows me to leverage the valuable insights I’ve gained with their support, and work together to further improve our operations and deliver even greater results for our clients. I’m excited about the future and the impact we can make together.”

In his new role, Smith will oversee all aspects of WestWater’s operations, with a focus on optimizing processes, enhancing productivity, and ensuring the highest level of service delivery to clients. His strategic leadership and commitment to excellence will be instrumental in guiding the company through its next phase of growth and development.

The appointment of Chris Smith as Chief Operating Officer underscores WestWater’s commitment to attracting top talent and strengthening its leadership team to drive innovation and growth in the dynamic water market landscape. With Smith at the helm of operations, WestWater is well-positioned to continue delivering cutting-edge solutions and insights that address the evolving needs of clients in the water industry.