CSA Group announces the appointment of Rajiv Rajput as Executive Vice President of Strategic Development

TORONTO, March 1, 2016 /CNW/ - CSA Group President and CEO David Weinstein today announced the appointment of Rajiv Rajput to the newly created role of Executive Vice President of Strategic Development, effective immediately. CSA Group is a leading standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services.

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Mr. Rajput brings extensive experience to CSA Group including a 20-year track record of helping clients accelerate growth and achieve operational excellence as a Managing Director at Accenture.

"Rajiv's skills and expertise will help us to achieve even higher levels of operating performance and to pursue new opportunities for our global testing and certification business," said David Weinstein, President and CEO CSA Group. "He is a welcome addition to our executive leadership team."

During his tenure with Accenture, Mr. Rajput focused on large scale business transformation programs, technology transformation, and growing new markets. Mr. Rajput has a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and is a P.Eng.

About CSA Group
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, 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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For further information: Allison Hawkins, Manager, Corporate Affairs, 416-747-2615, allison.hawkins@csagroup.org

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