Gianluca Arcari named executive director, CSA; VP of CSA Group
By Alyssa Dalton
October 7, 2014 – Ash Sahi, president and CEO, CSA Group, has appointed Gianluca Arcari (in photo) to the new position of executive director, Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and vice president, CSA Group, effective immediately. In his role as executive director, Arcari’s responsibilities are to focus on leading the standards division, while developing standards and products, expanding membership and growing the global standards portfolio.
“Mr. Arcari has been an invaluable member of CSA Group’s senior leadership team and covered a variety of functions in the areas of strategic planning, global business management and implementation of corporate initiatives,” noted Sahi. “Combining over 15 years of engineering and business expertise and cross-functional knowledge of CSA Group makes him an excellent choice to continue to enhance CSA Group as a leading provider of standards solutions, associated training, e-commerce, eLearning and advisory services.”
Over the past 13 years with CSA Group, Arcari served as director, learning services; director, appliance & gas global business unit; and senior director, service quality.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from McMaster University and an MBA from York University (Schulich School of Business).