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CSA Group Appoints Farhan Imam as Chief Financial Officer

Strengthens Financial Function to Support Growth

CSA Group has appointed Mr. Farhan Imam to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CSA Group, effective April 10, 2017. Prior to CSA, Mr. Imam was VP Finance for the Pipeline Performance Group of Shawcor Ltd., a global oilfield services company headquartered in Toronto. As VP Finance, Mr. Imam led a large, global team of finance professionals and was responsible for the financial management and overall direction of financial planning and analysis, forecasting, and oversight for reporting and financial procedures. As a member of the Shawcor executive management team, he played a key role in strategic decision making including bid approvals, M&A, hedging and capital expenditures. Prior to Shawcor, Mr. Imam was with Ernst & Young as a member of the tax team and with Deloitte as a member of the audit staff. Mr. Imam is a Certified Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (Ontario), and holds a BBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. “I am very pleased to have Farhan as a member of the CSA Group Executive Leadership team,” says David Weinstein, President and CEO of CSA Group. “His extensive experience will provide the financial leadership essential to supporting CSA Group’s growth aspirations. As we head towards our 100th anniversary, this leadership experience is key as we evolve and set up our organization for future success.”

About CSA Group

CSA Group is a global organization dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. CSA Group is one of the largest standards development organizations in North America – conducting research and developing standards for a broad range of technologies and functional areas. CSA Group is also a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors – and a leader in safety and environmental certification for Canada and the US. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group, please visit


April 3, 2017