ASM International Announces Change in Executive Leadership
Stanley Theobald announced his retirement as ASM Managing Director effective October 15, 2012. Theobald will move to senior director of business development in a transition plan proposed to and approved by the ASM Board at their July 31 meeting. Thomas Passek, currently Associate Managing Director, will succeed Theobald as ASM’s 6th Managing Director effective October 15, 2012.
Thom Passek has served as ASM’s Associate Managing Director for the last 10 years and is well positioned to drive and sustain ASM International’s success. Thom has past experience serving as the Executive Director of ASNT from 2000-2002 and was also the Executive Director of the ASM Affiliate Societies for seven years. He has also served on the ASAE Board (American Society for Association Executives) and became a Certified Association Executive in 1997. He is a member of ASAE as well as the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE).