SAN DIEGO, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- VERIDIAM (www.veridiam.com), a major integrated contract manufacturer of build-to-print metal tubing, components, and assemblies, custom engineered to meet the needs of power generation, dental, medical, aerospace, industrial and other highly-critical applications, today announced the appointment of Andrew (Andy) Gale as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gale will head up operations of all Veridiam business units, including Veridiam Medical, Veridiam Advanced EDM, Veridiam Allied Swiss, and Point Technologies. His mission will be to accelerate overall development, to fully integrate the operations of all units, and to continue the implementation of Veridiam's growth strategy. Mr. Gale will assume his duties immediately.
"I am pleased that Veridiam's Board of Directors has asked me to lead the organization at this stage of its development," said Andrew Gale. "The foundation created by Neal Nordstrom has uniquely positioned Veridiam as the premier contract manufacturer of precision metal components."
Former C.E.O., Neal Nordstrom, will remain with the company and serve in an executive capacity.
"The Veridiam team is excited about Andy joining the organization at this juncture in our development," said Neal Nordstrom. "His experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow our capabilities and expand into new markets while maintaining our commitments to operational excellence and quality."
"The board and investors continue to support Veridiam's current and new initiatives," said Eric Cohen, WHI Capital Partners. "We are equally excited about the future."
Mr. Gale has twenty-five years of experience in a variety of manufacturing companies. For the past ten years, Mr. Gale served as President & C.E.O. of C-Tech Industries, North America's largest manufacturer of pressure washing equipment and related wastewater treatment systems. During his tenure as C.E.O., sales grew from $35M to $185M through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth.
Mr. Gale holds an M.B.A. degree from
Veridiam is a fully integrated contract manufacturer with over fifty years of industry experience. Veridiam offers comprehensive materials and manufacturing solutions that include proprietary alloys, unique manufacturing processes, design for manufacturability, material selection/development, rapid prototyping, comprehensive component machining, tube drawing/forming and assembly.
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