Press Release

Bureau Veritas’ Richard Rosati Receives ASTM International Committee F15 Consumer Products Chairman's Award

Dec. 11 2021

Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce that Richard Rosati, Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Industry Standards, has received the ASTM International Committee F15 Consumer Products Chairman's Award.

Rick is being recognized for his extraordinary leadership and outstanding dedication to building consensus and promoting consumer product safety as the F15 Consumer Products Committee Chair from 2016-2021.  

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.  

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!