NSF International Appoints Randy Francisco Director of Corporate Sales

(ANN ARBOR, MI USA) - NSF International continues to expand its global operations with the appointment of Randy S. Francisco as director of corporate sales.

In his new position as director of corporate sales, Francisco will play a key role in the development and execution of NSF's customer-focused sales programs. He will lead the organization's overall strategic sales initiatives, establish strategic Customer Relationship Management as well as develop and implement customer – centric sales planning and implementation with clients worldwide.

Francisco has thirty years of international sales, marketing and business management experience in technologically sophisticated color management hardware and software solutions, and specialty and commodity chemicals. His experience spans several industries including digital imaging, printing/publishing, medical, automotive, aerospace, electronics, retail and industrial coatings and performance composites.

His background includes twenty years with Dow Chemical where he served in many roles including research toxicologist and research chemist, North American product/market manager, account sales manager and planned innovation manager.

Francisco was category director, director of strategic planning, and director of business development for X-Rite Inc., a leading provider of color management hardware and software products. Prior to X-Rite, he served as director of marketing for McWhorter Technologies, a specialty chemical company that manufactures a range of resins and polymers for the worldwide paints and coatings industry. Francisco has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Michigan.

"Randy’s extensive background in sales, marketing and strategic planning will prove invaluable to NSF," said William Fisher, vice president, marketing and sales. "A true team leader, he will play a key role in advancing NSF’s global presence and overall sales initiatives."

About NSF International: NSF International, an independent, not-for-profit organization, helps protect you by certifying products and writing standards for food, water, air and consumer goods (www.nsf.org). Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting public health and safety worldwide. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment. Additional services include safety audits for the food and water industries, management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd., organic certification provided by Quality Assurance International and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education.

Greta Houlahan
Phone: (800) NSF-MARK Ext: 5723
Email: [email protected]

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