Geneva, Monday 3rd 2017
Cotecna’s Board of Directors, chaired by Robert Massey, has decided to nominate Sébastien Dannaud as Chief Executive Officer effective 1st April 2017.
Since its creation in 1974, the family business has achieved status as a worldwide player in the testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) sector.
Sébastien Dannaud joined Cotecna late 2015. He has 15 years’ experience in management and the development of activities in the TIC sector, as well as in implementing merger and acquisition strategies. Cotecna’s goal is to establish the Group in four key sectors: agriculture, metals and minerals, government and customs, consumer goods.
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Founded in Switzerland in 1974, the Cotecna group is a world leader in the testing, inspection, certification and security market and provides customized services to the private and public sectors. The Group is a pioneer in areas such as risk management, destination inspection and scanner integration projects for Customs administrations, and tests commodities and consumer goods for contractual compliance. Cotecna has a workforce of approximately 4,000 employees and agents in more than 160 offices and laboratories in nearly 60 countries.