CHRIS GANNON

Chris Gannon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Recovery and brings substantial experience in leading organizations through rapid change across multiple corporate disciplines including strategy, operations, finance, and corporate development. In addition to acting as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gannon is also a Director of the company.  Mr. Gannon first joined Energy Recovery in 2015 and served as Chief Financial Officer until his appointment to President and Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Prior to joining Energy Recovery, Mr. Gannon was a Managing Director at Conway MacKenzie, where he served as a restructuring adviser to the City of Detroit throughout its historic $18 billion Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history by debt. He was instrumental in the development of the City’s Plan of Adjustment and played a leading role in crafting its $1.7 billion restructuring and reinvestment plan. After the bankruptcy, he was a key architect in restructuring the City’s finance operations as well as in developing the City’s Human Capital program. Mr. Gannon also led the private equity investment arm of Talon Group and served as a finance operating partner to private equity funds through Caledonia Group. Mr. Gannon earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan College of Engineering.