12 Sep 2012


Allentown, PA - Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, today announced that Dr. Junyan (Jeremy) Zhong joined the company as a senior scientist in NMR.

Intertek helps organisations across a wide range of industries to sharpen their competitive edge by providing advanced measurement and consulting services. Our experts and laboratories provide critical support for clients, not just with data, but with knowledge to accelerate development of their future products, to improve their manufacturing processes and enhance efficiency. Dr. Zhong will help to further strengthen Intertek’s position as a leading provider of chemical and pharmaceutical services and increases our depth of knowledge to add customer value to industries including health and beauty, home products and chemical producers.

Dr. Zhong joins Intertek from Old Dominion University where he served as NMR Facility Manager. Prior to Old Dominion University, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at both City University of New York and Clark University. Dr. Zhong holds a Ph.D., NMR and physical chemistry from Clark University with his Dissertation: Characterization of transport and dynamics for penetrants in nanocomposites by NMR. Jeremy brings extensive experience across a range of NMR techniques, including solid state NMR, as well as knowledge of a range of chemistries, including natural products and biomass as well as traditional synthetic chemistries.

“We are very excited for Jeremy to join our team as he brings renowned expertise to reinforce our group in its expert testing and advisory services” said Neil Chapman, Vice President of Intertek Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, North America. “His experience, knowledge, and extensive track record in this complex area will be a great resource to our customers.”

For further information, please contact:

Joel Pekay
Sales and Marketing Director
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Telephone: +1 312 906 7716
Email: joel.pekay@intertek.com

About Intertek
Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers’ products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 33,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek helps its clients to meet end users’ expectations across increasingly diverse quality, health, environmental, safety and social accountability aspects in virtually any market around the world. Visit www.intertek.com