Solecta adds Dan Burrows as New Director of Quality & Reliability
Oceanside, CA, March 21, 2019 – Solecta, a global leader in process membrane technology and solutions, announces the appointment of Dan Burrows as Director of Quality and Reliability today. In this role, Mr. Burrows will be responsible for the Solecta Quality Management System, QC testing and solidifying the reliability planning/improvement/testing capability at Solecta.
Dan comes to Solecta from a division of Becton Dickinson, a leading medical device company, where he built the Quality and Reliability team and quality program and established new methods for medical device reliability testing and verification. Prior to Becton Dickinson, he was at Shure Labs, a leading audio equipment firm where he reinvigorated a global team of reliability and quality engineers, lab managers, and lab technicians to implement Lean 5S, Standard Work, and Scheduled Maintenance programs in test labs and to reduce product validation and verification test time by half.
“Dan has a track record of leading Quality and Reliability departments to significant improvement, which has enabled market share growth for those companies. We are excited to bring Dan to the Solecta team and look forward to his team taking Solecta quality and reliability to the next level”, stated Ravi Oswal, Chief Operating Officer at Solecta.
Dan has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas and an MBA from Dallas Baptist University, also in Dallas, Texas. He also holds several ASQ certifications for Quality and Reliability, including Reliability Engineer, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, as well as Lean certification. Dan has been a member and actively involved in the American Society for Quality since 1993.
Solecta plays a globally impactful role in the development of novel and critical separation technologies for high-value process feed streams that directly support the improvement of people’s lives. Whether it be advancements in producing nutritionally sound food, materials for everyday life, or mitigation of environmental footprint, our team is driven to provide thoughtful and meaningful leadership in advanced separations. With a deep focus on understanding our clients’ industries and applications, Solecta strives to deliver superior value and agility to navigate today’s complex business environment. Solecta maintains manufacturing facilities, an R&D center in Oceanside, CA. and commercial offices in Minneapolis, Boston and Chicago. Solecta is a wholly owned subsidiary of True North Venture Partners (solecta.com).
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