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UL Solutions has appointed John Genovesi as executive vice president and president of the company’s Enterprise and Advisory business.

Prior to joining UL Solutions, Genovesi was with Adapdix, where he served as chief operating officer for the start-up that focused on developing edge computing, AI, and machine learning for autonomous manufacturing. Previously, he was with Rockwell Automation, most recently as senior vice president, Enterprise Accounts and Software. He also served as vice president, global accounts, and held other roles in Rockwell’s sales and marketing organization.

"John’s deep knowledge of the regulatory, environmental, and governance challenges our customers face, and his experience meeting those challenges with tailored software and technology solutions, make him an ideal fit for this role,” said Jennifer Scanlon, president and CEO, UL Solutions. “I am thrilled to welcome John to UL Solutions at a very exciting time both in the company’s history and for the safety science industry.”


NSF has named Sean Etheridge as its new chief legal officer.

Etheridge comes to NSF from Stryker Corporation, where he has worked since 2014. Most recently, he was Stryker’s vice president and corporate secretary, a role he assumed in 2020. Previously, Etheridge was a partner at Michigan-based Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, a senior associate at Shefsky & Froelich Ltd. in Chicago, IL, and an associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Diego, CA.

“Sean’s prior experience leading legal teams in the public health sector is invaluable to our global work,” said Pedro Sancha, president and CEO, NSF. “We’re confident he will succeed in elevating our operations to further our mission to protect and improve human health worldwide.”


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