Jim McGivern


CEO1ST Partner

Jim McGivern serves as Executive Chairman of Newterra. Jim is a seasoned executive with experience as COO of American Water, the largest private utility in the U.S., CEO of Elster, a PE-owned smart metering company, and CEO of Sigma, a former Frontenac investment and a market leading water and wastewater infrastructure company. At Sigma, Jim created significant value through strategic planning, acquisitions, and customer and product distribution initiatives.

Company Overview

Newterra is a leading provider of modular, decentralized solutions as well as products and services for water, wastewater, and industrial markets.

One South Wacker
Suite 2980
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312.368.0044

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