Management

Intertek Group plc has a highly skilled and experienced team of managers whose backgrounds span a variety of industries.

Intertek Executive Management Team

The day-to-day management of the Group is undertaken by the Intertek Executive Management Team.

  • Wolhart Hauser

    Wolfhart Hauser
    Chief Executive Officer

    Appointed to the Board as Chief Executive Officer in March 2005 after serving as a Non-Executive Director since November 2002. Wolfhart was previously Chief Executive Officer and President of TÜV Süddeutschland AG for four years and Chief Executive Officer of TÜV Product Services for 10 years. Starting his career with various research activities, he went on to establish and lead a broad range of successful international service industry businesses. He has held several non-executive board director and chairman roles in a variety of technology companies.


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    Edward Leigh
    Chief Financial Officer

    Joined Intertek in 2013. Appointed to the Board as Chief Financial Officer in October 2014. Edward is responsible for the Group's global Finance, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit and Company Secretariat functions. Edward joined Intertek from Dixons Retail Plc, where he held several senior financial management positions. Prior to that he held a variety of commercial finance roles at Procter & Gamble. He has over twenty years' experience in driving financial transformation and business performance programmes. Edward is a Chartered Management Accountant.


  • Ann-Michele Bowlin

    Ann-Michele Bowlin
    Chief Information Officer

    Joined Intertek in 2009. Ann-Michele was appointed Chief Information Officer in September 2010. She joined Intertek from Ernst & Young consulting where she led shared services transformation programmes in industries including oil & gas, manufacturing and services. Prior to Ernst & Young, she held leadership and operations roles in technology, manufacturing and services.


  • Stefan Butz

    Stefan Butz
    Executive Vice President, Industry & Assurance, Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

    Joined Intertek in 2008. Stefan has responsibility for the Industry & Assurance and Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals divisions. He joined Intertek from TÜV SÜD, where he held the position of CEO Americas, with an earlier role as Head of Corporate Development. Prior to this he was a Strategy Consultant with Accenture Germany.


  • Ian Galloway

    Ian Galloway
    Executive Vice President, Minerals and Government Trade Services, Australasia and Sub Saharan Africa

    Joined Intertek in 2011. Ian Galloway is responsible for the Global Minerals and Government Trade Services business lines and Australasia and Sub Saharan Africa. Prior to assuming his current role Ian held senior finance and business roles within Intertek . He has previously held international roles in finance management with BG Group in the UK, Egypt and Tunisia. Ian is a qualified Chartered Accountant.


  • Jay Gutierrez

    Jay Gutierrez
    Executive Vice President, Commodities

    Joined Intertek in 1997. Until the end of 2014, Jay had responsibility for the Commodities division. Previously, he was Vice President for the Oil, Chemical & Agri division in the Americas. Jay has decided to retire from Intertek, later in 2015, and handed his responsibility for the Cargo & Analytical Assessment businesses to Manfred Klepacz during the course of 2014.


  • Manfred Klepacz

    Manfred Klepacz
    Executive Vice President, Cargo & Analytical Assessment

    Joined Intertek in 2014. Manfred has responsibility for the Global Cargo & Analytical Assessment businesses. Manfred has a long international career in the chemicals and industrial products sectors and was most recently Chief Executive of Al Rajhi Industrial Holdings based in Saudi Arabia. He has previously held international roles in general management and business development with the LyondellBasell and BASF groups in the USA, Singapore and Australia.


  • Jonathan Lawrence

    Jonathan Lawrence
    Group Vice President, Human Resources

    Joined Intertek in 2005. Jonathan has responsibility for Human Resources. He also directs Sustainability, Health & Safety and internal communications. Jonathan joined Intertek from Bureau Veritas where he was Group Vice President Human Resources. Prior to moving into business services in the TIC sector, Jonathan held HR, Quality Management and operations roles in the automotive, chemicals and general manufacturing sectors, starting his career as a Chartered Engineer in the machinery industry.


  • Julia Thomas

    Julia Thomas
    Vice President, Corporate Development

    Joined Intertek in 2013. Julia has responsibility for Intertek's acquisition and disposal activities, and oversees Group Marketing. Before joining Intertek, Julia spent 12 years in investment banking with J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Rothschild, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions.


  • Gregg Tiemann

    Gregg Tiemann
    Executive Vice President, Consumer Goods, Commercial & Electrical

    Joined Intertek in 1993. Gregg has responsibility for the Consumer Goods and Commercial & Electrical divisions. Prior to assuming his current role, Gregg was President of Intertek's Commercial & Electrical division, having started as General Manager of the Los Angeles laboratory in 1993. Before joining Intertek, Gregg worked in sales and marketing for the software industry.