Veritas DGC Names Two New Officers

Veritas DGC appointed Vincent M. Thielen as Vice President, Business Development and Dennis S. Baldwin as Vice President, Corporate Controller.

Prior to his new appointment, Mr. Thielen was the Company's Vice President, Corporate Controller, having assumed that role in September 2003. Prior to September 2003, he served as the Company's corporate controller for four years. In his role as Vice President, Business Development, Mr. Thielen will focus on identifying new business opportunities for the Company.

Mr. Baldwin, 44, joined Veritas in June, 2005, as chief financial officer for Veritas's North America / South America region. From April 2002 until joining Veritas, Mr. Baldwin was employed by Universal Compression Holdings Inc., most recently as corporate controller and principal accounting officer. From 1989 through April 2002, he was employed by CEMEX/Southdown Inc. and its predecessor, Southdown, Inc., in a variety of financial and accounting roles. Mr. Baldwin is a certified public accountant and has experience with a major public accounting firm. In his new role at Veritas, Mr. Baldwin will serve as the Company's chief accounting officer.