ASD Inc. Names Jacobs CFO

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  • Boulder, CO (1888PressRelease) November 12, 2010 - ASD Inc., the global leader in high-performance analytical instrumentation and material measurement solutions, today announced Patricia Jacobs has joined the company as chief financial officer.

    In this newly formed position, Jacobs is responsible for all of ASD's accounting, financial planning, analysis, capital structure, tax and treasury functions. She also oversees human resources at the company.

    Jacobs is a seasoned financial leader, with two decades of experience at companies spanning the manufacturing, services and software industries, a key mix of experience for ASD. Most recently, she served as CFO for oil field services company Advantage Drilling Fluids, Inc. where she was a key participant in the company's start-up, development and acquisition. Jacobs also held senior management positions with Halliburton Company, where she was responsible for regional financial and accounting management, along with forecasting, planning and internal controls.

    "Patty's experience in contributing to the strategic, financial and profitability goals of high-growth companies is a strong complement to ASD's leadership team," ASD CEO David Rzasa said. "Her great depth of financial expertise and strategic experience will be invaluable as we position the company for future growth."

    About ASD
    Established in 1990 in Boulder, ASD Inc. is the global leader in high-performance analytical instrumentation solutions, solving some of the most challenging real-world materials measurement problems. ASD spectrometers - unparalleled in providing laboratory-grade results in the field or on-site - are the instruments of choice for remote sensing, environmental sciences, agricultural, mining, pharmaceutical and pulp and paper industry applications, where results drive paradigm-changing insights, efficiency and profit. ASD's collaborative culture and world-class customer service put the best, fastest and most accurate spectroscopic instruments to work for industry and science in more than 70 countries around the world. For more information, please visit

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