Board of Directors

Michael A. Hickey

From 1984 until his retirement in 2020, Mr. Hickey enjoyed a distinguished career at Ecolab, Inc., the NYSE-traded global provider of water, hygiene, food safety and energy technologies and solutions with revenues of approximately $14 billion.  Immediately prior to his retirement, Mr. Hickey served as Executive Vice President and President of the Global Institutional business, operating in 165 countries with $3.2 billion in revenue.  During his career with Ecolab, Mr. Hickey held several senior executive positions, including Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President and General Manager.  Mr. Hickey also has worked in the foodservice sector, and serves on the boards of several foodservice associations and foundations including the National Restaurant Association and the Women’s Foodservice Forum.

Mr. Hickey received his Bachelor’s degree in marketing from St. Bonaventure University.  In addition, he has completed a global CEO program and mini-MBA executive programs sponsored by Wharton, Stanford University and Penn State University.

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