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Industrial Scientific Appoints Griffin Schultz General Manager of DBO2

July 22, 2009

Health & Safety

Pittsburgh, PA Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, has appointed Griffin Schultz General Manager of its sister company, Design, Build, Own, & Operate Inc. (DBO2). Griffin will report directly to Kevin Miller, Vice President, Global Sales, Services and Marketing for Industrial Scientific.

In this new position, Griffin will develop and execute the ongoing strategies for the growth of DBO2. He will directly manage the companys sales and implementation functions. And, he will help drive all product management, software development and marketing initiatives.

Griffin has a unique blend of personal qualifications and leadership capacity, said Kent McElhattan, Chairman and CEO of Industrial Scientific. Since our acquisition of DBO2 in January 2008, our companies have become unified in a vision to eliminate death in the workplace by the end of this century. Griffin is the right person to lead DBO2 toward that vision.

Griffin comes to Industrial Scientific from Tiversa, Inc., where he held the position of Vice President of Account Management and Operations. Prior to Tiversa, Griffin worked for eight years with Ariba, Inc. (formerly FreeMarkets) in a variety of roles. His titles included Director of Outsourced Procurement Services, Senior Sales Manager, Manager of Business Development/Pre-Sales, Engagement Manager, and Chief of Staff and Special Assistant to the CEO. In addition, he spent six years in public service, including three years as the Assistant Deputy Mayor in the Office of Strategic Planning for the Mayors office in Philadelphia, PA.

He has a Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic/Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.

About Industrial Scientific Corporation:

Industrial Scientific Corporation is the worlds leading provider of Gas Detection as a Service. With over 850 people working in 15 countries, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating death in the workplace by the end of this century. Achieving this goal requires dedication to delivering highest quality and best customer service in all transactions. Industrial Scientific also focuses on providing analysis of data from equipment use and maintenance to identify problems before they happen. Industrial Scientific has 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, India, Mexico, Qatar, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.indsci.com.

About Design, Build, Own, & Operate Inc. (DBO2):

DBO2 was founded in October 2001 and has emerged as a leader in measuring human error and its consequence in the workplace. With more than 50 million observations, DBO2 has amassed the largest repository of workplace behaviors and conditions in the world. Its software and services are used daily at more than 10,000 worksites for some of the worlds largest companies. For more information about DBO2, visit www.dbo2.com.


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