VPG Appoints Sejal Shah Gulati as New Independent Director
MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG), a leading producer of precision sensors and sensor-based systems, today announced the appointment of Sejal Shah Gulati as an independent member to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2022.
Marc Zandman, Chairman of the Board of Vishay Precision Group, said, “We are pleased to have Sejal join our board. She brings considerable expertise and demonstrated success in digital marketing and business management at both large companies and start-ups. We look forward to benefiting from her strategic counsel as we continue to work to build additional value for our stockholders.”
Ms. Gulati currently serves as the Chief Growth Officer at NOW™, a B2B payments start-up that helps businesses accelerate invoice payments. She most recently served as Senior Vice President and Growth Leader at Genpact Limited, a NYSE-listed global services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for hundreds of Fortune 500 companies. From 2017 to 2020, she served as General Manager and Vice President of Global Commercial Services for American Express. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. Gulati served as Chief Marketing Officer for EZETAP, a venture funded start-up company that facilitated B2B payments. Prior to founding and serving as CEO of Time Inc. India/TAS Analytical Services, a media analytics company serving Time Inc. and Time Warner from 2006 to 2016, she was the Director of Sales and Marketing for a number of Time Inc. publications, where she earned several industry awards for innovation.
Ms. Gulati earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She previously served as a Trustee of Princeton University and was the President of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board.
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based measurement systems specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements. VPG is a market leader of foil technology products, providing ongoing technology innovations in precision foil resistors and foil strain gages, which are the foundation of the company’s force sensors products and its weighing and control systems. The product portfolio consists of a variety of well-established brand names recognized for precision and quality in the marketplace. To learn more, visit VPG at www.vpgsensors.com.
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