ASD Inc. Promotes Two to Vice President

ASD Inc. Promotes Two to Vice President
January 28, 2008

Continued and rapid growth leads to unprecedented strategic staffing changes for
material measurement solutions provider

ASD Inc. announced today that it has promoted Bob Faus to Vice President – Engineering, and Tom Brown to Vice President – Sales and Channel Management. Both positions are the first Vice President positions in ASD’s history.  

Bob Faus has been with ASD Inc. for over 10 years serving as the Director of Engineering. Under Mr. Faus’ leadership, ASD has introduced a record number of new products for a wide variety of new markets. His engineering experience spans over 25 years at distinguished companies such as Pfizer–Valleylab Inc., Ball Aerospace Corp, and NBI Inc., where he held a number of positions of progressive responsibility. Mr. Faus holds five patents and a BSEE from Kansas State University, and is a registered PE.

Tom Brown has been with ASD Inc. for over four years serving as Director of Sales and Marketing. During that time period Mr. Brown has been instrumental in the significant expansion of ASD’s sales channels and in directing selling efforts which have resulted in consistent double digit growth. Prior to ASD, Mr. Brown spent 23 years with Perkin-Elmer, a $1.5 billion world leader of analytical instrumentation used in drug discovery, genetic screening, and chemical analysis, where he held a number of national, regional, and territory sales management positions, including the position of Director of North American Sales and Service. Mr. Brown holds a BS in Biology/Chemistry/Math from the University of Wisconsin, and a Masters Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Washington.

“I am extremely pleased to announce these well deserved promotions. Bob and Tom are first class senior executives, and they both have the experience and skills to help lead ASD to new heights in the future,” stated Dave Rzasa, CEO of ASD.

ASD has grown rapidly, named as a Deloitte and Touche Colorado Fast 50 company in both 2006 and 2007, and to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Businesses in the U.S.

About ASD

ASD Inc. is unsurpassed in solving some of the world’s most challenging materials measurement problems with customer-focused solutions, service, and support of the highest quality and integrity. We collaborate with industrial professionals, analytical researchers, and remote sensing scientists to provide the most reliable, high-performance analytical instrumentation for real-time materials measurement, exactly where it is needed, on-site or at remote locations. Established in 1990 and based in Boulder, Colorado, USA, ASD Inc. has customers world-wide.


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