Natalia Shuman joins Bureau Veritas

NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, France and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 9, 2017

Bureau Veritas, a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services, today announced the appointment of Natalia Shuman as Executive Vice President, North America for the Group’s Commodities and Industry & Facilities division, effective April 10, 2017.

Ms. Shuman will lead a team of approximately 5,000 people in 130 locations across the United States and Canada. She will be responsible for expanding the Group’s presence in North America, one of its core regions, and achieving other of its 2020 strategic goals. Ms. Shuman, who will be the first woman to join the Executive Committee of Bureau Veritas, will be located at the Group’s Fort Lauderdale, Florida office.

Ms. Shuman brings to Bureau Veritas extensive management, sales and operational experience gained in key roles at an international level. She joins the Group from Kelly Services, the workforce solutions provider, where she was senior vice president and general manager for the company’s EMEA and APAC regions.

“As the leader of our Commodities and Industry & Facilities division in North America, Natalia Shuman will hold a key position within our Group. Her experience in human resources, management and corporate development, at an international level, will help drive the transformation of the Group and accelerate the implementation of our 2020 strategic plan in North America,” said Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas.

“I am very pleased to be joining Bureau Veritas. To me, this means embracing new challenges in a global company that represents trust, excellence and innovation, and that has great ambitions to make the world a safer place. I am excited about the growth opportunity that North America represents,” stated Natalia Shuman.

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services, with global revenues of €4.55 billion. Created in 1828, the Group has 69,000 employees located in 1,400 offices and laboratories around the globe.