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Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)
Zetec Announces Leadership Transition for Steam Generator BusinessZetec82, Snoqualmie, WA, USA
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.