CARLSBAD, CA - 3E Co., a provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, has appointed Uday Virkud as President and CEO. Virkud, who has an extensive background in risk management, replaces Robert S. Christie, who led 3E since 2004. 3E Co. is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics.

"I am excited to lead 3E Company as we continue to build on our reputation as a leading provider of EH&S data and compliance software and services, while growing our business in the supply chain product compliance space," said Virkud. "The dynamic regulatory environment continues to evolve, with an increasing emphasis on making products and materials safer and greener. 3E is proud to help companies achieve their objectives of producing and delivering high-quality products that meet regulatory requirements."

Virkud joins 3E from AIR Worldwide, a Verisk company providing risk modeling software and services, where he worked for 17 years. He most recently served as its Executive Vice President and was responsible for international business development, strategic growth initiatives and product development. Before joining AIR, he worked as a transportation planning engineer and consultant.