AKRON, Ohio, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA), announced today the hiring of Aaron Troschinetz as General Manager for North America and Brian Keckler as Quality Manager.
Troschinetz will work directly with clients, focusing on how to provide them with the highest level of service. Keckler will oversee the quality management system, focusing on each sector of Smithers' third party services, as well as the company's internal processes.
"We conducted a rigorous search to fill our general manager position, and Aaron brings a wealth of industry, commercial, process and leadership experience to our organization," said Jeannette Preston, president, SQA North America. "Brian's history of working with oversight offices, along with his attention to detail, made him an ideal fit as a quality manager."
Troschinetz has over 16 years of experience in the automotive, aerospace and information technology industries, previously working with Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, SAI Global and NSF International. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Michigan Technological University.
Keckler joins SQA after 25 years with SAI Global. As Automotive Sector Technical Manager, Keckler oversaw the global scheme for the company in the TS 16949 standard and ensured compliance with the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University.
This announcement is part of Smithers' larger global expansion. Learn more about the organization and its services at www.smithersregistrar.com.
About The Smithers Group:
Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Apex, Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Rapra, and Smithers Viscient. Each Smithers Group company provides technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers' goal is to add value throughout the lifecycle of our clients' products, by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as Trusted Providers of Innovative Solutions. For more information, visit www.smithers.com.
You can reach the Smithers Quality Assessments North America office at:
121 South Main Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
+1 (330) 762-4231
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