CEO & Chairman
Christophe Beck is CEO & Chairman at Ecolab, the world’s water, hygiene, and infection prevention company, where he advocates for a culture where all 47,000 associates belong and thrive. As a founding member of Ecolab's DEI Council, he actively shapes strategy, prioritizes initiatives, and sponsors Employee Resource Groups. He advocates for ERGs by engaging and supporting their initiatives and attending Ecolab’s quarterly Black Leaders Forum meeting to listen and learn. Under his leadership, Ecolab has made significant progress towards its 2030 DEI goals, including a 50% increase in female and BIPOC executives since 2016. Christophe also joined the Minnesota Business Council in 2020, where he established a Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, and launched a CEO pledge to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at Ecolab. Christophe is also a Catalyst CEO Champion for Change, demonstrating his commitment to advancing gender diversity and inclusion within Ecolab and the business community.