Opus Inspection consolidates its management team and appoints Jim Sands as President

POSTED 18 August 2014

Opus Inspection consolidates its management team and appoints Jim Sands as President

Opus Inspection, Inc. announces that Mr. Jim Sands has accepted the role of President.  Mr. Sands, already President of Envirotest, a subsidiary of Opus Inspection, brings more than twenty years of vehicle inspection industry experience in various senior management positions.

With this step, Opus Inspection finalizes its consolidation of the management team after the acquisition and integration of Envirotest in early 2014.

Opus Inspection, market leader in the North American vehicle inspection industry, currently has contracts to provide and manage state-of-the-art centralized and decentralized vehicle inspection programs in twenty-five jurisdictions across North America, testing more than 30 million vehicles annually. The organization has over 1,300 employees. It further provides patented remote sensing technology worldwide that measures tailpipe exhaust as vehicles pass by under normal roadway conditions.

“This move is the final step in integrating the organization and management groups of Opus Inspection and its subsidiary Envirotest to form a single organization that is completely devoted to growing our motor vehicle inspection business in the U.S. and globally.” said Lothar Geilen who continues as CEO of Opus Inspection. “We are pleased to have Jim lead our integration and focus on exceptional customer relationships we enjoy at Opus Inspection,”

“I am proud to be taking on this role within Opus Inspection,” said Jim Sands. “I am looking forward to contribute to Opus Inspection’s leadership in the vehicle inspection industry for innovative product and service offerings and operational excellence for many years to come.”

Mölndal, August 18, 2014
Opus Group AB (publ)

For additional information, please contact
Magnus Greko
President and CEO
Phone: 46 31 748 34 00
E-mail: magnus.greko@opus.se

Peter Stenström
Investor Relations
Phone: 46 765 25 84 93
E-mail: peter.stenstrom@opus.se

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