TRIGO APPOINTS KEY SENIOR EXECUTIVES TO SUPPORT CONTINUOUS GLOBAL EXPANSION

13 February 2017, Paris – TRIGO Group, the global leader of quality solutions along the supply chain for the automotive and aerospace industries, announces appointments of key senior leaders to its global executive team to support its growing worldwide expansion.

Daniel Jürgens Mestre, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Group Executive Vice President and member of TRIGO Group’s Executive Committee. In his role, Mr. Jürgens Mestre will supervise all of TRIGO’s finance functions as well as legal and insurance matters. Over the last ten years, Mr. Jürgens Mestre served as CFO in several divisions of ATOS, an international IT services group. Prior to that, he held different corporate finance roles at ATOS, RHODIA and ARCELOR. Mr. Jürgens Mestre holds an engineering degree from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and École Centrale Paris, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Collège des Ingénieurs.

Elaine Regas has been appointed as Group Executive Vice President in charge of the Automotive Business Line, and member of TRIGO Group’s Executive Committee. In her new role, Ms. Regas will lead the strategic development of TRIGO in the automotive sector with the support of dedicated key account managers located in the Americas and Europe. Ms. Regas joined PIC in 2001 after 10 years in various sales and marketing positions at Amadeus International Inc. and Paxar Corporation. Ms. Regas holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Joe Pellerito has been appointed as General Manager of USA and Canada. In his new role, Mr. Pellerito will supervise operations and lead the development of PIC, a TRIGO Company in both countries. Mr. Pellerito is a senior professional with over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. He joined PIC in 2001, after having worked for Alcoa and Ford Motor Company for more than 15 years. Mr. Pellerito earned an automotive certification from Macomb Community College.

ABOUT TRIGO GROUP

Founded in 1997, TRIGO is a multinational company providing operational Quality Management solutions for the manufacturing sector, especially in the automotive and aerospace industries. With a team of several thousands of professionals present in 20+ countries across 4 continents, TRIGO offers a comprehensive portfolio of Quality Assurance services ranging from inspection to expert audit, consulting and training.

ABOUT PIC, A TRIGO Company

For over 30 years, PIC has remained the leading provider of full-service quality solutions, servicing the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries throughout the United States, Canada and most recently, Mexico. As the only full-service quality solutions provider of its kind, PIC provides containment, inspection, quality engineering consultants, training, and supplier development services. Not only do our quality solutions help customers meet their immediate needs, but they help to rectify quality issues long term. With our extensive geographic footprint, we are the largest global provider of quality solutions with the ability to respond quickly and effortlessly, when and where our customers need us. Following a merger with TRIGO Group in November 2015, PIC has expanded its geographic footprint globally and created the largest and most comprehensive breadth of quality solutions available worldwide.