Athens Group Says Hello to New Director of Quality

Athens Group announced the appointment of David Wight as the company's new Director of Quality. Mr. Wight joined Athens Group in 2006 and was previously responsible for creating global solution delivery processes, including the Athens Group Quality Management System (AGQMS). In his new role, he will coordinate the company's continual improvement program and will oversee AGQMS, enabling the company to consistently use their Proven PracticesSM Methodology to provide cost-effective risk mitigation and problem remediation services for control systems on offshore assets. He will be directly responsible for:

  • Ensuring that AGQMS supports the continued delivery of efficient, specialized services and
  • Providing the Athens Group global solution delivery organization with the most effective quality assurance processes, tools and systems

Wight has over 30 years of experience delivering quality hardware and software systems and has spent 15 years in the oil and gas exploration industry. Prior to joining Athens Group, he worked as the vice president of corporate quality at a major medical device company. He holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, as well as a number of certifications including: Manager of Quality/Organization Excellence from the American Society for Quality (ASQ); and Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Wight has served as a Lead Examiner for organizational quality based on the Baldridge Criteria and has been a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) for over two decades.