CSA Group

CSA Group

October 07, 2014 09:00 ET

CSA Group Announces Appointment of Gianluca Arcari to New Position of Executive Director, Canadian Standards Association and Vice President CSA Group

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2014) - Ash Sahi, President and CEO, CSA Group, announced the appointment of Gianluca Arcari to the new position of Executive Director, Canadian Standards Association and Vice President CSA Group, effective immediately. In the role as Executive Director, Mr. Arcari will be responsible for the leadership and strategic development of the standards division of CSA Group.

"Mr. Arcari has been an invaluable member of CSA Group's senior leadership team and covered a variety of functions in the areas of strategic planning, global business management and implementation of corporate initiatives. In his new role, Gianluca will focus on leading standards division to develop innovative standards and products, expand membership and grow our global standards portfolio," says Ash Sahi, President and CEO, CSA Group. "Combining over 15 years of engineering and business expertise and cross-functional knowledge of CSA Group makes him an excellent choice to continue to enhance CSA Group as a leading provider of standards solutions, associated training, e-commerce, eLearning and advisory services."

Over the past 13 years with CSA Group, Gianluca Arcari held positions as Director, Learning Services, Director, Appliance & Gas Global Business Unit, and Senior Director, Service Quality. Prior to joining CSA Group, he worked for Bell Northern Research, Nortel and CMAC, in related Product Integrity fields. Gianluca earned a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from McMaster University, and an MBA from York University (Schulich School of Business).

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 locations 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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