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TÜV SÜD America Appoints New President and CEO

(October 02, 2017)

Peabody, Massachusetts, Oct. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Mr. Tesoro has held numerous senior leadership roles, most recently with an operating company in the Fortive Corporation, a recent Danaher Corporation spin-off. This was preceded by an accomplished tenure in technology investment banking, during which he provided strategic advisory services to leading global companies. He started his career with test and measurement company, GenRad (now part of Teradyne) in technical marketing and sales.  A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mr. Tesoro holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, Finance from the University of Rochester - William E. Simon, School of Business. He resides in the greater Boston area with his family and will be based out of TÜV SÜD America’s regional headquarters in Peabody.  

“We are very excited to welcome John Tesoro as TÜV SÜD America’s new President and CEO,” commented Ishan Palit, Chief Operating Officer, Board of Management, TÜV SÜD AG.This August marked the 30th anniversary of TÜV SÜD in the Americas.  We opened our doors with a single employee in Manchester, MA with a mission to increase safety and add economic value. Now we have grown to more than 1,400 employees over three dozen locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.  An experienced technology executive with a collaborative, deliberate, process-oriented leadership approach, John’s previous experience includes transformative solutions selling processes, organic growth initiatives, successful acquisitions and business unit restructurings, involving strategic planning, market research, financial modelling, due diligence, divestitures and business integration – all invaluable skills that will help keep TÜV SÜD America on its continued course of development and growth, and most importantly to be the solutions provider of choice for clients.”   

 “At TÜV SÜD, we care deeply about clients and communities. With the new management structure in place both at the TÜV SÜD group and now regional level, we will continue to find innovative and economically viable solutions to better serve our customers today and for decades to come. We are pleased to welcome John to the team,” added Mr. Fabian Schober, Chief Financial Officer, TÜV SÜD America.  

“It is a privilege to lead TÜV SÜD’s Americas operation. Given the global organization’s 150-year plus reputation for quality and integrity, not to mention the region’s market-leading expertise in testing, inspection, and certification, I am confident that the business will continue to grow and innovate technologically across all the key industrial segments served.  I am excited to join the organization and look forward to working with our people and clients,” said Mr. Tesoro.


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CONTACT: Carmen S. AsteinzaTÜV SÜD America [email protected]

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