SGS Industrial Services, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment, is pleased to announce Mr. Peter Pizinger as new Global Sales Manager for Northern and Eastern Europe.

Peter assumed responsibility for the global sales development of SGS Industrial Services in Northern and Eastern Europe. In his new position, he will lead the establishment of new strategies for cross-selling and up-selling in order to generate further revenue in the region. With almost sixteen years’ of business experience in a variety of sectors, Peter will provide comprehensive support for Business Development Managers and the local sales force so as to enable the development of new sales prospects. In cooperation with SGS affiliates and Competence Centers, he will also identify further sales opportunities for SGS Industrial Services in the region, with focus on strategic markets. In addition, Peter will seek to support the industrial team in order to capitalize on regional opportunities as well as analyze and evaluate the market.

Peter’s educational background is in Business Economics from the Institution of Higher Education in Bremen, Germany. He gained his Bachelor of Arts from Leeds Metropolitan University in Leeds, Great Britain.

His main strength lies in the depth of his business experience and the unrivalled expertise he gained from his years of working across various business sectors. Peter began his career in 1995 at Group Altran SA in Munich as business development manager until he moved to Imperia Software Solutions GmbH in 2000, where he worked as director of international business development and director of sales for Germany. From 2004, Peter worked as business development manager for a variety of companies, including ASAP Software in Chicago, now belonging to Dell and Invensys Systems GmbH.

In January 2011, Peter joined SGS Industrial Services as Global Sales Manager for Northern and Eastern Europe, based in Germany.

About SGS Industrial Services

Industrial Services is one of the major Business Lines of the SGS Group, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment. SGS Industrial Services ensures that the customer’s installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or customer based. Industrial Services has decades’ worth of experience and some remarkable references in serving key industries, such as Construction, Industrial Manufacturing & Trade, Oil and Gas, Power Generation and Transmission, Banks and Financial Institutions as well as Renewable Energy.

SGS Industrial Services is a local partner with global experience and connections. Its strength lies in understanding customers’ operational challenges and adding value by providing dedicated solutions.

For further information, please contact:

Didier Suchet
Industrial Services
Global Sales & Marketing Director
SGS, Société Générale de Surveillance SA
Place des Alpes 1
1211 Geneva 1

t: +41 22 739 96 04
f: +41 22 739 98 54


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