Paolo Salza, Chief Technical Officer, RINA Services, has been appointed to the board of Directors of the International Confederation of Inspection and Certification Organisations (CEOC).
Says Salza, “RINA Services has wide experience in testing, inspection and certification activities across a broad range of industries and I hope to share that experience with my colleagues in other inspection and certification companies, so that we can lift and maintain the quality across the sector and communicate with the industries we serve a clear picture of the benefits that inspection and certification delivers.”
Salza is a naval architect and mechanical engineer who joined RINA in 1989 and has fulfilled a number of posts within the company before being appointed to his present role at the beginning of the year.
CEOC International is a not-for-profit organisation that represents 24 independent inspection and certification organisations in 17 countries. Its aim is to promote safety, quality and the environment through independent conformity assessment.
RINA Services S.p.A. is the RINA Group’s company active in ship classification, testing, inspection and certification services. RINA Group is a multinational group which delivers verification, certification, conformity assessment, ship classification, environmental enhancement, product testing, site and vendor supervision, training and engineering consultancy across a wide range of industries and services. RINA Group operates through a network of companies covering Marine, Energy, Infrastructures & Real Estate, Transport & Logistics, Food & Agriculture, Environment & Sustainability, Finance & Public Institutions and Business Governance. With a turnover of around 280 million Euros in 2012, over 2, 100 employees, and 150 offices in 53 countries worldwide, RINA Group is recognized as an authoritative member of key international organizations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards.