Industrial Scientific Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA) has announced that its Board of Directors elected Justin McElhattan as president and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2010. The company provides gas detection equipment and services.
McElhatten will have full and direct responsibility for day-to-day operations and for increasing the growth of the company's worldwide business units and subsidiaries.
McElhattan has served as president and chief operating officer since February 2008 and as a member of the board since 2006. He has been with the company since 1998 in management and executive positions. He previously worked for Sheridan Safety and for Safeco.
"Industrial Scientific is fortunate to have so many talented, passionate people around the world committed to highest quality and best customer service. Their relentless dedication to eliminating injury and death in the workplace is a constant source of inspiration for me. I am delighted for the opportunity to serve our employees, customers, and stakeholders through the next phase of what has already been an impressive story," McElhattan said.
McElhattan earned an MBA with a concentration in operations from Carnegie Mellon University in 2005. He also holds a BS in Environmental Science.
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