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TÜV SÜD America Appoints New Vice President, General Manager of Petrochem

January 17, 2019

PEABODY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--TÜV SÜD America Inc., a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specializes in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services, announces the appointment of Laurence Hayden to the role of Vice President, General Manager of Petrochem for the Americas.

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Laurence Hayden brings significant depth of expertise and breadth of experience in both the oil and gas sector and TIC (Testing, Inspection, and Certification) industry. Most recently, Laurence served as Vice President, US Oil and Petroleum at Bureau Veritas / Inspectorate. Prior to that, over the previous two decades, Laurence held positions of growing responsibility – ranging from Operations Director to Regional Manager – with Bureau Veritas / Inspectorate, where he was very effective in helping to scale up the company’s business throughout North America.

Laurence Hayden received his BSc from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and earned his MBA from University of Florida.

“We are thrilled to welcome Laurence Hayden to TÜV SÜD America. He brings a track record of success in the Chemical, Oil & Gas sector by bringing advanced services to the market, building multi-functional teams and increasing technical competency. Enhancing value for our customers is central to the continued success of TÜV SÜD as an organization, so we are excited that Laurence has joined our team,” said John Tesoro, President and CEO of TÜV SÜD America.

“Laurence Hayden’s vast experience in various Chemical, Oil & Gas Leadership roles will support our endeavour to achieve customer excellence and driving transformational growth initiatives in the Americas,” added Reiner Block, CEO, Global Industry Service Division, TÜV SÜD.

“I am excited about bringing the strategic objectives of TÜV SÜD to life through inspiring our people and promoting innovation and the use of advanced technology to maximize value for our customers,” shared Laurence Hayden.

Connect with Laurence Hayden on LinkedIn @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurencehayden.

For more information on TÜV SÜD services in the Americas, visit www.tuv-sud-america.com.

About TÜV SÜD TÜV SÜD is a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 1,000 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD operates globally with a team of more than 24,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognised as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment. The aim of TÜV SÜD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk. www.tuv-sud.com

About TÜV SÜD America TÜV SÜD America Inc., a subsidiary of TÜV SÜD AG (Munich, Germany), is a leading globally recognized testing and certification organization. TÜV SÜD’s Business Assurance division provides management system certification services to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS9100, Safe Quality Food (SQF), and more. TÜV SÜD’s Product Service division offers electrical and mechanical product safety, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing, environmental testing, NRTL and SCC certification, CE marking assistance, restricted substance services, international compliance services, and more. TÜV SÜD America also provides a comprehensive suite of services for the medical device sector as a European Union notified body for the medical device, active implantable medical device and in-vitro diagnostic device directives, and a complete service portfolio including ISO 13485 and MDSAP certification, FDA 510(k) and third-party inspections. The company’s Industry Services division offers a full suite of services for pressure equipment manufacturers and materials producers exporting products to the European Community. The Industry Services division also includes TÜV SÜD Global Risk Consultants, the leading global provider of unbundled property loss control services. For more information visit www.tuv-sud-america.com/.

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CONTACT: Jasmine Martirossian

Vice President of Marketing

TÜV SÜD America Inc.

Phone: +978-288-9706

Fax: +978 977 0159





SOURCE: TÜV SÜD America Inc.

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