Press Release

Bureau Veritas’ Richard Rosati Receives ASTM Exemplary Leadership Award

Oct. 29 2020

Bureau Veritas, the global leading Testing, Inspection and Certification provider, is pleased to announce that Richard Rosati, Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Industry Standards, has received the ASTM Exemplary Leadership Award.

Rick is being recognized for his extraordinary leadership and ability to build consensus as Chair of the F15 Committee in the development of standards for consumer products.  His contributions to toys, juvenile products, furniture, and the executive committee have improved the safety of products for children and enhanced the integrity of ASTM standards.

Rick been a member of ASTM International for 18 years.  He currently serves on 27 subcommittees as well as on the Committee on  Technical Committee Operations (COTCO).  Rick has been a member of F15.90 since 2008. Not only is he the current Chair of Committee F15, but he also chairs two of the most challenging subcommittees - F15.18 on Infant Inclined Sleep Products and, F15.42 on Furniture Safety.  ASTM commented that Rick is a thoughtful and considerate leader, encouraging diverse opinions to be shared and heard during meetings that he runs.   

Rick has been with Bureau Veritas since 2000. In his current role, Rick is responsible for monitoring and communicating legislative and regulatory activity, participating in pertinent standards development activity and supporting industry activities and trade shows.   In addition to ASTM, Rick is a member of JPMA,TIA and ICPHSO.  Rick has presented at various conferences and trade shows including ICPHSO, ACI, DRI, JPMA, Toy Fair, AAFA, Magic and CPSC hearings.  Rick is also an instructor for the Consumer Product Safety Professional Certification Program offered through Saint Louis University’s Chaifetz School of Business.  Rick has a Bachelors’ degree in Industrial Technology from the State University College at Buffalo and a MBA in international business from St. Bonaventure University. 

Congratulations Rick!