Richard Adams

Vice President Global Engineering & Certification
Commercial & Electrical

Richard Adams

Joined Intertek in August 1993

Rich was appointed to his current role in 2008 and oversees the Engineering, Certification, Quality and Accreditations groups for Intertek’s Commercial and Electrical division. Prior to this, Rich was Vice President of Operations for the Americas, managing the Western US, Canada and Mexico. He joined Intertek in 1993 as a Project Engineer in our Los Angeles, California facility and has held a number of various roles in operations management within the Americas region.

Rich holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology – Electronics from California State University, Long Beach and an MBA from the University of Redlands. He also earned postgraduate certificates in Leadership from UCLA and Japanese Business Strategies from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.