CHANTILLY, Virginia – The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) announces that Sarah Saunders has assumed the newly created role of Director of Marketing and Communications at the trade association.
“We’re excited to have Sarah join our team,” said Richard Gottwald, CGA’s President and CEO. “As a skilled marketing and communications veteran, Sarah brings the expertise and vision necessary to position CGA as a leading authority for safety information about the industrial, medical, and food gases industry – helping ensure that all those who come in contact with our members’ products use them in a safe and responsible manner.”
As a long time independent marketing and communications consultant, Sarah has worked extensively with trade associations and other nonprofits in business, high tech, financial services, and environmental conservation. In the late 2000s, she led science communications for one of the world’s largest international marine research programs. In addition, she has more than 20 years of experience in private sector sales and marketing.
Sarah holds an MBA from Georgetown University, and a BA in English and a BFA in Theatre from Southern Methodist University. She lives in Vienna, VA.
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Founded in 1913, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) is dedicated to the development and promotion of safety standards and safe practices in the industrial, medical, and food gases industry. CGA represents more than 130 member companies including manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and transporters of gases, cryogenic liquids, and related products and services. Through a committee system, CGA develops technical specifications, safety standards, and training and educational materials, and works with government agencies to formulate and promote compliance with responsible regulations and standards.