Steam Generator Leadership Transition Press Release
Zetec Announces Leadership Transition for Steam Generator Business
Names 13 year Zetec veteran Mr. Kihang Choi as new leader for the business unit
Snoqualmie, WA —Zetec Inc., a global leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions, today announces in preparation for the pending retirement of Robert (Bob) Vollmer, that Mr. Kihang (Ki) Choi will assume responsibilities as Vice President for the Steam Generator business unit. Over the next several months, the two leaders will work closely together to ensure a smooth transition. Mr. Vollmer, a 26 year veteran at Zetec, will continue to consult with the company, focusing on strategic projects and key customer accounts.
Mr. Choi is well positioned for running the largest business unit at Zetec, having been with the company for over 13 years. In his most recent role as Vice President Asia Sales, Mr. Choi, has successfully grown the Asia market for Zetec through his extensive business development and channel management expertise. He was instrumental in establishing the Korea and China offices of Zetec, and proactively responded to customer needs surrounding the nuclear disaster at Fukishima in Japan. He has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Belmont Abbey College and an MBA from Duke University.
“On behalf of everyone at Zetec, we are grateful for Bob’s numerous contributions, outstanding leadership and accomplishments over his career,” states Wayne Wilkinson, President of Zetec. Wilkinson adds, “The selection of Ki to succeed Bob reflects a deliberate and focused succession plan. We are fortunate to have someone of Ki’s caliber and are confident he is the right leader to help drive the Steam Generator business unit forward into its next phase of success.”
As a result of Mr. Choi’s new responsibilities, Zetec has commenced a search for his successor as Vice President—Asia region.
Zetec is a global leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for the critical inspection needs of industries the world counts on every day—including power generation, oil and gas, transportation, heavy industry and manufacturing. We serve as a single source for high-performance solutions in both eddy current and ultrasonic technologies. For nearly 50 years, we have advanced NDT standards and science, providing new insight and control through inspection solutions that protect our customers’ most important assets and ensure the quality of their products. By integrating design and engineering with our own manufacturing, Zetec delivers solutions that optimize productivity, safety and total cost of ownership. Zetec is a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, Inc., with global engineering and manufacturing centers in Quebec City and at our corporate headquarters in Snoqualmie, Washington. Zetec support spans the globe, with Centers of Excellence in Houston, Paris, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. For more information about Zetec®, visit: www.zetec.com and follow us on LinkedIn.