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SGS SA Company Profile
SGS (formerly SGS Société Générale de Surveillance) is the world's inspector general. The company is a leading provider of verification, testing, and certification services with more than 1,000 offices and laboratories in 120 countries. It inspects and monitors internationally traded agricultural products, minerals, petroleum and petrochemicals, motor vehicles, and consumer goods. SGS also offers certification services to international businesses and governments, as well as electronics testing, logistics, outsourcing, drug development, and environmental monitoring services. SGS traces its roots to 1878 when it got its start providing agricultural inspection services to European grain traders.
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Contact Information
Address: 1 place des Alpes
CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Chairman: Sergio Marchionne
CEO: Christopher (Chris) Kirk
CFO: Carla De Geyseleer
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