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Leadership

The principles and values established by our founder, William Henry Merrill Jr., continue to guide our leadership today.

UL Solutions and our nonprofit affiliate organizations, UL Research Institutes and UL Standards & Engagement, share a single mission: working for a safer world. UL Solutions leadership is outlined below. Please visit UL.org for information on the UL Research Institutes and UL Standards & Engagement leadership teams.

Our executive team is a committed group of leaders with extensive experience and capabilities. Based around the world, they help guide and lead UL Solutions as we advance further into our second century.

Jenny Scanlon

Jennifer Scanlon

President and Chief Executive Officer, UL Solutions Inc.

With a deep foundation in science, technology and engineering, Jenny leads UL Solutions in its ambition to become our customers’ most trusted safety, security and sustainability partner.
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Operating committee

Linda Chapin

Linda Chapin
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

As head of Human Resources, Linda delivers a safe and secure experience for UL Solutions’ employees and customers. She leads people strategy, experience, DE&I, HR advisory, EHS, corporate sustainability and global HR services.

John Genovesi

John Genovesi
Executive Vice President and President, Enterprise & Advisory

John leads the Software and Advisory group for UL Solutions, connecting data and science to protect customer value chains by enhancing product quality, optimizing supply chains and advancing enterprise sustainability.

Lynn Hancock

Lynn Hancock
Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer

Lynn harnesses the power of technology, disciplined enterprise project management and strategy implementation to accelerate innovation and transformation that increases value for UL Solutions’ customers.

Patrick Mazzariol

Patrick Mazzariol
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Patrick steers all facets of commercial operations for UL Solutions, including go-to market strategies, to grow market leadership and enhance the value we provide to our customers.

Jackie McLaughlin

Jackie McLaughlin
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Jackie leads the Legal, Brand Integrity, Ethics and Investigations and Global Government Affairs teams with a steadfast commitment to safeguarding UL Solutions' brand, upholding corporate integrity and compliance, and shaping UL Solutions' voice in public policy.

Ryan Robinson

Ryan Robinson
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ryan drives UL Solutions’ profitable growth through global strategic and financial planning, corporate development, accounting, treasury, tax, internal audit, sourcing and business services.

Gitte Schjotz

Gitte Schjøtz
Executive Vice President and Chief Science and Operations Officer

Gitte leads UL Solutions’ science and operational organizations to provide trusted expertise and an exceptional customer experience through scientific leadership, global laboratories, field engineering, and global regional leadership.

Weifang Zhou

Weifang Zhou
Executive Vice President and President, TIC

Weifang guides the strategy and delivery of testing, inspection and certification solutions that help customers mitigate risk, differentiate their products and achieve global market acceptance.

Jeremy Choy

Jeremy Choy
Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

Jeremy provides executive leadership across mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and all stages of the deal lifecycle, including prioritization, pipeline development, execution and business integration.

Dominick Danessa

Dominic Dannessa, Ph.D.
Vice President, Operational Excellence and Innovation

Dom drives cutting-edge operational innovation and best-in-class operating practices across UL Solutions to enhance customer satisfaction and improve overall efficiency.

Todd Denison

Todd Denison
Senior Vice President of Global Regions

Todd leads UL Solutions’ presence across all regions. He develops localized strategies, strengthens partnerships and drives local-for-local service delivery to meet customer and stakeholder needs.

Ghislain Devouge

Ghislain Devouge
Senior Vice President, TIC Consumer

Ghislain leads the Consumer Testing, Inspection and Certification business to help Consumer Electronics, IT, Appliance, HVAC, Lighting, Retail, Medical and Mobility customers access global markets.

Erik Palm

Erik Palm
Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance

As head of corporate finance, Erik serves as an enterprise-wide partner, driving value creation by providing actionable insight and information to support sound financial decision-making.

Mette Pedersen

Mette Pedersen
Senior Vice President, Labs and Operations

As head of global labs and operations, Mette is responsible for optimizing lab operations to meet today’s customer needs while laying the foundation for the future.

Karen Pepping

Karen Pepping
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

As CAO, Karen manages UL's global accounting team, including the office of the controller, technical and cost accounting, revenue accounting, and regional accounting.

Kathy Seegebrecht

Kathy Seegebrecht
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Kathy builds confidence and trust in the UL Solutions brand. Through strategic marketing and demand generation, she drives growth and customer loyalty while enhancing brand value.

Upayan Sangupta

Upayan Sengupta
Senior Vice President, Field Engineering Services

Upayan leads UL Solutions’ Field Engineering Services organization that is focused on serving more than 80,000 customers around the world through inspections, audits and other field-based services.

Karriem Shakoor

Karriem Shakoor
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

As CIO, Karriem leads our technology and information strategies and manages data analytics, systems development and technology operations to provide a safer, more secure enterprise architecture.

Robert Slone

Robert Slone
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist

As chief scientist, Robert is responsible for developing the world's deepest technical expertise and leading problem solving and innovation in the areas of safety, security and sustainability science.

Jeff Smidt

Jeff Smidt
Senior Vice President, TIC Industrial

Jeff leads UL Solutions’ Industrial Testing, Inspection and Certification business to help Built Environment, Energy, Industrial Automation and Engineered Materials customers achieve global product compliance.

Sreelatha Surendranathan

Sreelatha Surendranathan
Chief Digital Officer

Sreelatha leads UL Solutions’ digital strategy to deliver compelling and integrated digital solutions and capabilities that expertly serve our customers’ current and future needs.

Alberto Uggetti

Alberto Uggetti
Senior Vice President, Global and Strategic Accounts

Alberto leads the team responsible for strengthening customer relationships through a relentless dedication to delivering superior service and streamlining access to UL Solutions’ complete service portfolio.

Angela Williams

Angela C. Williams
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Angela leads UL Solutions’ efforts to establish and maintain an information security program protecting our information assets and associated technology, applications, systems, infrastructure and processes.

 

 

Councils

Our councils comprise authorities, government agencies, consumer groups and thought leaders. We currently have councils for electrical, fire, field advisory, security, consumer advisory, renewable energy and health sciences.

The William Henry Merrill Society

The William Henry Merrill Society recognizes select individuals who have made a significant contribution to the fulfillment of our public safety mission. Those honored are technical professionals who have been recognized by both UL Solutions and other organizations as leading experts in their fields.