TÜV SÜD has appointed Brian Austin as its new CEO for the UK & Ireland. He takes over responsibility, from retiring CEO Michael Valente, for seven specialist divisions with a total turnover of £55million.
As an experienced CEO with a proven track record in the development and delivery of strategic plans that achieve significant business growth, Brian has also held senior-level roles across a range of other industries, including aerospace, defence and oil & gas.
Oliver Jacob TÜV SÜD CEO Western Europe said: “Brian’s broad industry experience, of more than 30 years, will further strengthen our capability in the UK & Ireland. His knowledge mirrors our divisions’ diverse portfolio, which will help them all to remain at the cutting edge of their specialism. His engaging manner and entrepreneurial attitude will help us to build successful delivery strategies that support us in our mission to further grow the UK business as part of the extensive TÜV SÜD international network.”