Bureau Veritas Announces Key Addition to Leadership Team
Investment in key executive to focus on merger and acquisitions, organic growth in power and utilities line of business
Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 22, 2018 – Bureau Veritas, a leader in next generation testing inspection and certification (TIC) services, has announced the addition of Craig Nicholson as power and utilities vice president, in the company’s U.S. operations. Nicholson joins the team as part of the company’s overarching strategy to grow its brand footprint in the power and utilities sector through targeted M&A, new product development and capital investments.
Bureau Veritas helps companies in the power generation, transmission and distribution sectors preserve safety, monitor reliability and integrity of assets, and conform to regulatory and voluntary Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) standards. It provides unique services to companies generating power from all sources, from fossil fuel to nuclear, wind, solar and hydro-power and helps ensure they enhance their production capability while driving improved business level outcomes from TIC services throughout the asset lifecycle.
Natalia Shuman, Bureau Veritas’ executive vice-president of North America, Commodities, Industries and Facilities, stated:
“Power, utilities, and renewable energy are fast-growing segments for Bureau Veritas. As a premier leader in TIC services, targeting this market is one of our top strategic growth initiatives in the U.S. and global businesses. Craig’s considerable change management expertise not only adds value, but will help us accelerate our expansion goals for our power and utilities business in key markets across the U.S. all while making the world a safer place.”
A power industry veteran, Craig joins Bureau Veritas from GE and Alstom where he spent more than 20 years progressing from lead gas turbine commissioning engineer to the general manager leading the thermal services rotating equipment business in Canada, as well as managing businesses on a global scale. Craig received his Bachelor of Engineering Honors Degree from Heriot Watt University, UK and his Executive MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He will be based out of Atlanta, Georgia.
About Bureau Veritas
For nearly 200 years, clients in hundreds of industries from automotive to agriculture have relied on Bureau Veritas’ testing, inspection and certification services to navigate market changes and make a demanding new world safer. With 7,000 employees and 130 locations in North America alone, and a network of 74,000 in 1,400 local offices in 140 countries across the world, Bureau Veritas’ global operations and digital solutions go beyond simple compliance to help organizations large and small reduce risk, improve performance and promote sustainable development.
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