(Snoqualmie, Washington, USA), a global leader in nondestructive testing (NDT),
has named Dave Whitley as its new president. He replaces Wayne Wilkinson, who
is retiring in March. “This is a great time to join Zetec, which has elevated
the standards of what customers should expect from a global NDT inspection
technology leader,” Whitley says. “I’m looking forward to leading the company
through its next stages of growth.”
extensive executive, management, strategic, and omni-channel distribution
experience across several industries. He joins Zetec from True Brands, a global
wholesale distributor of beverage and barware products. As president and CEO,
Whitley was responsible for the strategic direction, business development, and
overall operation of the company, which distributes thousands of individual
products from nearly 40 distinct brands to more than 30 countries.
strategic leadership skills will further solidify the strong foundation of
technical expertise, partnerships, and customer commitment that already exists
at Zetec,” says Chris Krieps, group executive for process technologies at Roper
Technologies, Zetec’s parent company.
“leaves Zetec in much better shape with plenty of forward-looking business
opportunities,” Krieps says. Wilkinson joined Zetec in September 2014 and
helped the company pivot from a legacy nuclear inspection business to an
innovator in eddy current and ultrasonic inspection technologies across many
industries, including power generation, oil and gas, aerospace and
transportation, military, heavy industry, and manufacturing.
incredibly proud to have had the opportunity to lead Zetec over the past
six-and-a-half years, as we pursued our important purpose of making the world a
safer place,” Wilkinson says. “I am grateful to the entire Zetec team for their
dedication and hard work in helping us build a diversified global NDT leader.”
Source: Zetec, www.zetec.com.