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The Board of Directors of Industrial Scientific Corporation (USA) has elected Justin McElhattan, 37, as President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2010. In this position, Mr. McElhattan will have full and direct responsibility for day to day operations, and for profitably growing all worldwide business units and subsidiaries.

McElhattan has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since February, 2008, and as a member of the Board since 2006.

“Industrial Scientific is fortunate to have so many talented, passionate people around the world committed to highest quality and best customer service. Their relentless dedication to eliminating injury and death in the workplace is a constant source of inspiration for me. I am delighted for the opportunity to serve our employees, customers, and stakeholders through the next phase of what has already been an impressive story,” McElhattan said.

After completing a BS degree in Environmental Science at Penn State University, McElhattan was based in Philadelphia, PA as a sales representative for Sheridan Safety, followed by two years as a district sales manager for Safeco. He joined Industrial Scientific in 1998 as Manager of Commercial Systems. In 2000 he was promoted to Field Sales Manager, North America and in 2003 to General Manager, Service Operations. In 2005 he was elected Vice President, Operations and in 2007 elected President and Chief Operating Officer.

McElhattan earned an MBA with a concentration in operations from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business in 2005.

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