QuesTek Announces Appointment of Severine Valdant as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

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Evanston, IL – September 6, 2022 – QuesTek Innovations, the primary operating subsidiary of QuesTek International LLC, today announced that Severine Valdant has joined the Company in the role of Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSMO). In this capacity, Severine is responsible for management and results of all market-facing resources of the Company, including sales, pre-and post-sales technical support, and marketing communications.

Before joining QuesTek, Ms. Valdant forged a distinguished career of steady advancement from frontline engineering to executive and board responsibility. During her prior experience, her line roles grew from application development engineer to global business director to chief operating officer, with over 15 years of executive leadership in sales, market partnerships, and new product offerings. Her vertical market and applications orientation includes advanced materials, additive manufacturing, and medical devices. Along with her QuesTek duties, Ms. Valdant will continue service on outside boards of Okay Industries and the Connecticut Technology Council. Also noteworthy is her naming by CNNMoney as one of the “7 Top Women in Manufacturing” in 2014.

According to QuesTek Chief Operating Officer Bill Mahoney, “Severine is the ideal executive to drive our sales and marketing initiatives as we accelerate the growth of the Company. She is joining us at the exact right time and with the right market-facing know-how to help propel QuesTek to the next level. Her demonstrated career arc of growing from engineer to executive will also help many of our employees who are progressing along that same path. Her past innovation leadership will contribute to QuesTek growth initiatives as we sustain our government clientele, expand our corporate revenue streams, and bring new digital offerings to the marketplace.”

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About QuesTek Innovations

QuesTek empowers innovators by resolving materials challenges.

QuesTek Innovations is both a pioneer and current market leader in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME). QuesTek’s Materials by Design® technologies are proven to reduce the development time and cost, and increase the performance of novel materials. In its market space, QuesTek is the only provider to execute the full cycle from novel design to production, certification, and flight operations with proprietary materials, in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional, or purely algorithmic methods.