SGS Announces Head Of The New Global Supply Chain Services Competence Center

In December 2010, SGS announced Paul Zieger to head its newly opened Global Supply Chain Services Competence Center in Vienna, Austria. Paul assumed responsibility for the leadership of the center, with a special focus on the support for SGS affiliates to deliver Supply Chain Services.

  • (1888PressRelease) December 22, 2010 - SGS Industrial Services has recently opened its Global Supply Chain Services Competence Center, which aims at providing comprehensive support for SGS affiliates to develop and deliver Supply Chain Services in their operational areas. As Head of the newly opened center, with headquarters in Vienna, SGS is pleased to appoint Paul Zieger.

    In his new position, Paul will be responsible for the development of the new Global Supply Chain Services Competence Center in Vienna, Austria. With twelve years of experience in Sales and Project Management (http://www.sgs.com/project-management-services-2.htm?serviceId=38844&lobId=5550) in the industrial sector, Paul will lead the competence center by providing guidance and support in developing and delivering Supply Chain Services and executing projects within the SGS Group. His goal will be to improve the transparency and trust between affiliates and enlarge the inspection network. In addition, Paul will implement group efficiency initiatives and ensure that standards are properly followed.

    In 2004, Paul joined SGS Austria as Head of Financial Services. Three years later, in 2007, he was appointed Global Quality Manager for SGS in Madrid, where he implemented the global Quality Management System and was responsible for global training programs and an auditing team. Prior to his appointment as the Head of the Global Supply Chain Services Competence Center, Paul supported SGS in developing the Asset Integrity Management (AIM) Center (http://www.sgs.com/asset-integrity-management-services.htm?serviceId=10102529&lobId=5550) in Austria.

    About SGS Supply Chain Services

    SGS Industrial Services offers a wide range of Supply Chain Services (http://www.sgs.com/sgs-supply-chain-services.htm?serviceId=10162725&lobId=5550), supported by its unique worldwide network and designed to meet the needs of the industry on a global basis. The specialized Supply Chain Services of SGS are an important quality link in the overall supply chain cycle. Within the scope of Supply Chain Services, SGS helps producers to assess their suppliers, supervise during production and keep track of delivery schedules. SGS experts physically inspect to check the quality and quantity of deliveries, and perform tests on samples.

    For further information, please contact:

    Dr. Beat In-Albon
    Industrial Services
    Executive Vice President

    SGS, Société Générale de Surveillance SA
    Place des Alpes 1
    1211 Geneva 1
    Switzerland

    t: +41 22 739 93 32
    f: +41 22 739 98 54
    Email: industrial.pr ( @ ) sgs dot com
    Website: www.sgs.com/industrial

    The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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