SGS announced the acquisition of the Intron Group, Sittard, NL. The group provides inspection, testing, certification, consulting as well as project management services to the building materials industry. In addition to its state of the art laboratory in Sittard, Intron has an office in Cu ... more
SGS appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Richard J. Tobin, currently Chief Financial Officer of SGS, has resigned his position in order to join CNH Global N.V. (Case New Holland) based in Chicago, IL, USA.
The Board of Directors expresses its gratitude and recognition for his tenure, first as COO North America, then as Group CFO, and wishes him every success in his new role.
Geraldine Matchett, currently Group Finance Controller, is appointed Chief Financial Officer for the Group.
A Chartered Accountant, Geraldine holds a Masters degree in Sustainable Development from Cambridge University. Before joining SGS in 2004, Geraldine held positions of increasing responsibility with KPMG in London as well as with Deloitte & Touche in Geneva.
SGS Minerals Services announced the opening of a new facility in Chennai, India to serve the growing needs of the mineral exploration industry. The Chennai geochemical laboratory is equipped with ICP-MS, ICP-OES and AAS for the analysis of major, minor and trace elements and a multi-pour fi ... more
SGS celebrated the opening of its new Sydney laboratory dedicated to environmental testing of air, water and soil. This state of the art facility in Australia is the latest addition to the SGS Environmental Services business international network of 30 environmental laboratories in Asia, No ... more