The Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) North America has appointed Zane Clark as its new CEO.

SAMPE's current CEO and executive director, Gregg Balko, announced his retirement in December, and will be staying on until July to ensure a successful transition.

In his role, Clark will lead efforts to expand the organization's programs, including its membership base, SAMPE said.

‘Clark brings to his new position 20 years of success as an association and operations leader and as an individual contributor,’ said Timothy Shaughnessy, president, SAMPE North America.

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