GARLAND, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weathermatic Board of Directors elected Malcolm S. Morris as its Chairman of the Board, on Monday. Morris currently serves as Chairman of Stewart Title Guaranty Company, one of the industry's largest real estate transaction and service companies. He is also Vice Chairman of Stewart Information Services Corporation.
Morris is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association, and is a Fellow of both the American and Houston Bar Foundations. He is Past President of the American Land Title Association and Past President of the Texas Land Title Association and a Visionary of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
In addition to his executive, legal, and board experience, Morris is a leading advocate for clean water and sanitation for the world. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Millennium Water Alliance, a collaboration of U.S. and global charitable organizations devoted to providing clean water in developing countries. Morris is Chairman Emeritus and co-founder of Living Water International which drills wells and provides hygiene education in twenty-four countries, serving over 16 million people. Weathermatic has been supporting Living Water International through their Save Water | Give Life campaign, which dedicates a portion of the company's profits from sales of smart irrigation technology and services to drilling clean water wells in developing countries.
Mike Mason continues his service on the Board and as Weathermatic's President and CEO. "Starting with integrity, Mr. Morris brings an unquestionable level of character that will serve all the interests of Weathermatic fairly and honorably," Mason noted. "We will rely on Mr. Morris's unparalleled experience to continue the expansion of our presence in the market while also continuing the company's charitable focus on water for the poor."
Malcolm Morris shared, "With less than 1% of the earth's fresh water available for human consumption, the management of water, especially in urban areas, must accelerate to reduce water use to more sustainable levels. Weathermatic has developed the equipment, software, and managed services to reduce landscape water consumption on commercial and residential properties by 50% with a financial payback in typically less than three years. My combined passions in water, real estate, and managed services will be dedicated to applying best practices developed by Weathermatic to serve its customers globally."
Weathermatic is a leading provider of water-conserving technology and services. Our products have been installed in more than 85 countries and on high profile properties like the U.S. Capitol Building and Buckingham Palace. Using proven irrigation science and market leading technology, our solutions help maximize landscape beauty while saving billions of gallons of water. Weathermatic also provides water-saving Sustainability Services for commercial properties that can save 20-70% in landscape water through smart irrigation technology implementation, monitoring, inspections and reporting.