May River Capital, a private equity firm that helps lower middle-market industrial businesses, has appointed Francois Marti to the board of directors of NSL Analytical Services, a commercial materials and analytical testing business and May River Capital platform company.
Marti is an experienced testing, inspection, certification, and compliance (TICC) executive and is said to bring great industry leadership and knowledge to the board of NSL Analytical Services. Previously, he was the Chief Operating Officer for the North American region of global TICC company, SGS. Marti has nearly two decades of senior executive-level experience across the industrial services sector, including within aerospace, medical device, infrastructure & construction, energy, and specialised manufacturing. He also served as CEO of FCA Services, the former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles services company.
“Francois is joining as we continue to drive investment in NSL’s scientific capabilities and talent,” stated Ron Wesel, CEO of NSL Analytical Services. “We expect Francois to apply his deep experiences to the board and bring a fresh perspective as we continue to execute our strategy and deliver the highest quality service possible to our customers.”
Patrick St. John, a Principal of May River Capital, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Francois to the NSL Board of Directors. “We look forward to his contributions as a new independent director and are excited that he has chosen to partner with us.”
Marti added, “I am excited to join the NSL Board of Directors. I look forward to working alongside my fellow board members and company management to support the growth vision of building a world-class network of independent testing laboratories.”