Mississauga, ON. March 7, 2014. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, welcomes Jon Hantho to its Group Executive Committee. Hantho maintains his role as Maxxam’s President and CEO and joins the Committee as Executive Vice President.
Jon Hantho has been at the helm of Maxxam since 2006. In 2012, he received an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award for his successful leadership. In 2013, he was awarded the Purvis Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to Canadian industry in the field of chemistry.
Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2,500 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in conformity assessment and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has 62,000 employees in around 1,330 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index. Compartment A, code ISIN FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI.
Barbara Budarick, VP Communications