DUDLEY, UK - Testing and advisory group Exova has appointed Mike Pooley its new European Managing Director. Pooley joins Exova from CHEP, a leading provider of pallet and container pooling services, where he was Senior Vice President for sales and customer operations and responsible for managing $1.2 billion of annual revenue.

Pooley will have responsibility for 36 testing facilities and over 1,000 experts across Europe supporting customers in the aerospace, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, food, and industrials sectors.