Press Release – Kevin Connelly Joins Chilworth Technology, Inc. as General Manager




Princeton, NJ, April 16, 2013 – Chilworth Technology, Inc. (Chilworth) announced today that Kevin Connelly has joined the company as General Manager. Kevin will be responsible for all aspects of business management at Chilworth including business development, project management and client services, and staff planning.

Kevin brings more than two decades of experience in product and system safety development, business development, business strategy and execution, sales management, laboratory operations management, and a variety of chemical process operations to Chilworth.

“We are very pleased to welcome Kevin to Chilworth,” commented Vahid Ebadat, CEO of Chilworth North America.  “The breadth and depth of Kevin’s experience will be an invaluable asset to the company as we continue to expand and integrate our process safety management and process safety engineering services to meet global needs.”

Before joining Chilworth, Kevin served as Global Business Development Manager at Underwriters Laboratories. Earlier, he held several senior positions at Underwriter Laboratories including positions in business development management, sales management, engineering management, and project engineering in the U.S., Germany and the Netherlands. Kevin holds an EMBA from Hofstra University, and a BSEE from Polytechnic Institute, New York.

Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, is a global leader in process safety and provides process safety management (PSM), process safety engineering (PSE), and process safety training services including PSM program development, PSM needs assessments and gap analysis, PSM/RMP audits, Process Hazard Analysis, incident investigation, and more.  PSE services include laboratory and full-scale testing of powders/dusts, liquids, and gases for their flammability/combustibility, reactivity, thermal stability, and electrostatic properties; fire and explosion hazard assessments; process design/safety engineering support; expert witness testimony and litigation support; and more. Chilworth serves clients throughout the agrochemical, chemical, engineering, food processing, government, insurance, legal, metals, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, plastics, rubber and other industries. Chilworth has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.  For more information about Chilworth, visit

DEKRA SE is one of the world’s leading expert organizations. The company currently runs activities in more than 50 countries. Around 25,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, quality andenvironmental protection. For more information visit

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