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ANN ARBOR, Mich. and SHANGHAI – Global public health organization NSF has appointed Frank Pan Managing Director of China Operations.
Based in Shanghai, Frank Pan is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for NSF’s expanding programs in China, which include testing, auditing, certification, training and, separately, consulting services for the food, drinking water, health sciences and sustainability industries, as well as ISO registrations. Pan will also ensure NSF’s strategies in China are aligned with the organization’s global strategies.
“Frank brings to NSF a wealth of experience and knowledge in the testing, inspection and certification industry. He has a proven track record in business strategy and development and has been successful in growing global businesses in China, Southeast Asia and North America,” said Lori Bestervelt, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at NSF.
Pan brings over 15 years of testing, inspection and certification industry experience to NSF. Prior to joining NSF, Pan most recently worked as Vice President for Bureau Veritas’ CPS division, implementing global strategies to expand its North American electrical and electronics services, as well as drive new business in the China market. Pan also worked as Chief Executive of Intertek Group’s Southeast Asia region and earlier as Chief Operating Officer of the China region. In these roles, he implemented strategic plans to strengthen and expand the company’s businesses across Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute in China and an Executive MBA with Honors from Massey University in New Zealand.
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NSF (nsf.org) is an independent, global organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences, and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment. Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. With operations in more than 170 countries, NSF is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Indoor Environment.
NSF has served clients in China since 2005, when it established NSF Shanghai Co. Ltd. as a joint venture with the Shanghai Audit Centre of Quality Systems. In 2011, NSF opened the NSF Testing Laboratory in Shanghai, which is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited by the China National Accreditation Service (CNAS).