Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor

Vice President, Global Community Impact
President, Ecolab Foundation

Ecolab Inc.

Kris Taylor is vice president of Global Community Impact and the President of the Foundation for Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab helps make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – protecting people and vital resources. Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals. For more Ecolab news and information, visit

Taylor is responsible for the development and execution of Ecolab’s global civic and community-based programs and is president of the Ecolab Foundation. Under her direction, Ecolab has been recognized for its commitment to the community in The Civic 50, an annual initiative led by the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities where they conduct business.

Prior to joining Ecolab in 2004, Taylor held positions with Bentz Whaley Flessner, a national consulting firm for non-profit organizations, and with the Minnesota Children’s Museum.

Taylor serves on the board of directors for the Conference Board, District Energy, St. Paul, Ever-Green Energy, St. Paul, ACCP (Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals), St. Paul Downtown Improvement District, St. Paul Downtown Improvement District Executive Committee, CECP Corporate Leadership Advisory Board (CLAB), Ida C. Koran Trust, and the Culinary Advisory Board for Southwest Minnesota State University.

Taylor graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minnesota.

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