Jamie Saxe, Senior Director Xylem Watermark and Corporate Social Responsibility, is responsible for expanding Xylem Watermark, Xylem’s corporate citizenship program, by increasing global employee engagement and program growth to engage key customers, suppliers, and business partners. She is also leading the development of new commercial offerings that will serve populations and markets most vulnerable to water insecurity globally along with building awareness of Emergency Response capabilities and solutions. Jamie led the team in eight disaster response deployments in 2018 along with closing out a 3-year engagement program in December, where over 100,000 employee volunteer hours were logged and 45% of the employee base engaged in 730 events globally, resulting in a record year for the Xylem Watermark program.
Prior to Xylem, Jamie has worked in the Water Technology Infrastructure space focused on commercial sales and marketing with companies including GA Fleet Associates, SJE-Rhombus, & MultiTrode (now owned by Xylem). While at GA Fleet, Jamie led the Hurricane Sandy response efforts from planning to execution & deployment to provide assistance to those who needed critical water-related assistance rapidly in greater New York City.
Jamie serves as past chair, on the board of directors, for the New York Water Environment Association, and has a BA in Kinesiology from the University of Kentucky.
Xylem, a leading global water technology company, is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, Xylem leverages the expertise of its nearly 17,000 employees and portfolio of leading edge technologies to create both economic and social value. Named the Global Water Award’s Water Technology Company of the Year this past spring, the company collaborates with customers and partners to bring the right technology solutions to the market to increase the productivity of water and wastewater operations, and to help utilities address the issue of water affordability.
As part of its commitment to sustainability, Xylem founded its signature corporate citizenship program, Watermark, in 2008 to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need around the world and to educate people about water issues. In 2018, Xylem Watermark employees worldwide logged more than 53,000+ volunteer hours. In 2017, Xylem Watermark was honored by Engage for Good with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category. In addition, earlier this year Barron’s ranked Xylem in the Top 10 on its inaugural list of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies headquartered in the United States.