TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - CSA Group President and CEO, Ash Sahi, announced today that his previously acknowledged retirement will become effective Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. While the global search for a successor continues, an Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) will be created to provide interim leadership consisting of the Chief Operating Officer; Chief Financial Officer; EVP Human Resources; EVP Government Relations, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary; and Executive Director & VP Standards. Mr. Jimmy LaValley, a Director of the Board, will be retained by CSA Group to act as a Facilitator to the OCE.
"CSA Group's Board of Directors is grateful to Ash for his many significant contributions to the organization during his tenure and we wish him much happiness in his retirement," said Dr. Roland Hosein, Chair of the Board of Directors. "There's no doubt that CSA Group is well positioned for continued growth and success and the entire Board of Directors has full confidence in the existing senior leadership team and all CSA Group employees."
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CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous location and industrial, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, transportation, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group visit www.csagroup.org
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