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TÜV SÜD America Appoints New Vice President of Product Service

January 9, 2019, Peabody, Massachusetts. 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 Jan-Paul van Maaren to the role of Vice President of Product Service for the Americas, including TÜV SÜD America, TÜV SÜD Canada, TÜV SÜD América de México, and TÜV SÜD America do Brasil.Jan-Paul van Maaren brings numerous years of experience from senior executive roles in which he has driven transformational organizational growth. This includes leadership positions with leading companies such as, Danaher’s subsidiary, Pall Corporation, where he was Vice President of Product Marketing, as well as BTU International, MKS Instruments, Eaton and Honeywell. Most recently, Jan-Paul was General Manager of ProfiTech Consulting.

Jan-Paul van Maaren holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Utrecht, and an MBA in Marketing and Multinational Management from The Wharton School. Jan-Paul earned his MS and BS in Physics and IT from the University of Nijmegen in The Netherlands. Jan-Paul will be based out of TÜV SÜD Americas headquarters in Peabody, MA.

“We are excited to welcome Jan-Paul van Maaren as TÜV SÜD America’s new Vice President of Product Service, as his breadth of experience in driving transformational growth for a number of organizations is an ideal complement to our TÜV SÜD America Leadership Team; and will ensure that we are evolving our organization to deliver best in class service to our clients,” stated John Tesoro, President and CEO of TÜV SÜD America.

“I warmly welcome Jan-Paul to our international operations. The experience and leadership Jan-Paul will bring to the Product Service Division in the Americas will help to unleash the full potential of our experts and competencies in this important region. This will benefit our customers in the Americas and internationally in their quest to harness the benefits of technology,” said Holger Linder, Chief Executive Officer, Global Product Service Division, TÜV SÜD.

“I am delighted to join TÜV SÜD America as it has such a strong heritage of delivering product safety certification and value to its customers, and having an opportunity to build on that heritage in the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution, ensuring that TÜV SÜD is a continuously vibrant organization, is priceless,” said Jan-Paul Maaren.

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