SGS Industrial Services, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment, has announced that as of October 1st Mr Dave Smith will be the company’s new Vice President of Global Business Development & Marketing, Industrial Services. Dave has assumed responsibility for sales and business development at SGS Industrial Services globally. In his new position, he will support the local and regional teams in implementing the Industrial Services’ global strategy, and be responsible for a focused, project driven approach in strategic markets as well as specific initiatives within the respective regions. Dave and the global team will identify and pursue business opportunities and strategies with regional and global customers and support local affiliates to strengthen local sales activities. In conjunction with the global marketing team, he will provide support to implement and deliver local and global marketing plans as well as coordinate local, regional and global exhibitions. In addition, Dave will work closely with other SGS business lines in order to effectively bundle and cross-sell all SGS services.