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Industrial Scientific Announces Organizational Changes


PITTSBURGH, PA, USA — In order to support the growing organization, Industrial Scientific Corporation has announced the following organizational changes.

Dr. Eva Yi Chen has been elected as President of Industrial Scientific Asia-Pacific. Dr. Chen assumes her new duties following the retirement of Dr. Annie Wang. Dr. Chen will be based at the companys Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, China. Dr. Chen most recently served as Director of Alcatel-Lucent Ventures in Murray Hill, New Jersey.

Prior to that, she was President of Guoxin Lucent Inc. (a joint venture), General Manager of Lucent Technologies Optical Networks, and Chief Representative of Lucent Technologies all in Shanghai, China. Dr. Chen holds a B.S. degree in Physics from Peking University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan in Electrical Engineering/Applied Physics.

In 2005, Dr. Chen was the recipient of the Magnolia Award, given by Shanghai Government to multinational executives for the contribution to the economical development of Shanghai.

Werner Tilling has been appointed to the position of Country Manager for Germany. In this position, Werner will have Managing Director responsibilities at Industrial Scientifics German subsidiary.

Werner comes to Industrial Scientific from Dresser Europe GmbH where he held positions of Export Manager, Sales and Marketing Director, and CEO. Prior to Dresser, Werner worked for many years with Siemens Nixdorf in Germany, Singapore and Australia in various roles relating to their ERP sales and project activities.

He has a degree in Economics, Politics and German from the University of Gttingen. Although German is Werners native language, he is also fluent in English and Swedish.

Kavita Iyengar has been promoted to the position of Director of Quality & Reliability. In this position, Kavita will have responsibility for leading the implementation and execution of global systems, processes and tools that ensure the highest quality and reliability of Industrial Scientific products and services throughout the entire lifecycle.

Kavita has been with Industrial Scientific for four years and has held the positions of SQA Engineer, Software QA Team Lead, and most recently, Software Engineering Manager. Prior to coming to Industrial Scientific, Kavita held various software engineering positions with Merrill Lynch and One World. She has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from PSG College of Technology in India.

About Industrial Scientific Corporation:
Industrial Scientific Corporation is a global leader in gas detection equipment, software and services to protect human life in the most demanding work environments. Employing over 850 people, Industrial Scientific has manufacturing operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China). The company provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Dubai, Mexico, The Netherlands, Qatar, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. For more information about Industrial Scientific, please go to www.indsci.com.

Contact:
Kay F. Mangieri
Director of Marketing
E-mail: kmangieri@indsci.com
Phone: 1-800-338-3287 or (412) 788-4353


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