May River Capital, a private equity firm that helps lower middle-market industrial businesses grow and thrive, has named Francois Marti to the board of directors of NSL Analytical Services, a May River Capital platform company. Marti, a testing, inspection, certification, and compliance executive, brings deep industry leadership and knowledge to the Board of NSL Analytical Services, an independent commercial materials and analytical testing business.
Previously the chief operating officer for the North American region of global TICC company, SGS, Marti has nearly two decades of senior executive level experience across the industrial services sector, including within aerospace, medical device, infrastructure & construction, energy, and specialized manufacturing. He also served as CEO of FCA Services, the former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles services company.
“We are delighted to welcome Francois to the NSL board of directors,” said Patrick St. John, a principal of May River Capital. “We look forward to his contributions as a new independent director and are excited that he has chosen to partner with us.”
“Francois is joining as we continue to drive investment in NSL’s scientific capabilities and talent,” said Ron Wesel, CEO of NSL Analytical Services. “We expect Francois to apply his deep experiences to the board and bring a fresh perspective as we continue to execute our strategy and deliver the highest quality service possible to our customers.”
“I am excited to join the NSL Board of Directors,” stated Marti. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow board members and company management to support the growth vision of building a world-class network of independent testing laboratories.”