For Immediate Release
LAFAYETTE, IN - Lafayette Instrument Company, Inc. is delighted to announce strategic changes to its management team.
Jennifer Rider, current Vice President and Chief Information Officer, has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1st, 2015. Jennifer is a graduate of Purdue University and the National Polygraph Academy and she spent more than a decade in Financial Services technology leadership in Austin, Texas prior to joining Lafayette Instrument in February 2012.
Terry Echard, President and General Manager of Lafayette Instrument, will continue to provide leadership at Lafayette Instrument as the Vice President and General Manager of the Life Sciences division. Terry has been with Lafayette Instrument since 1989 and has served the company in various capacities given his depth of expertise and versatility. We are grateful to have had Terry at the helm during the last two years; he helped ensure continuity and success following the loss of our former President, Roger McClellan.
Finally, Chris Fausett will continue as our Vice President and General Manager of the Polygraph division. Chris has been with Lafayette Instrument for 32 years and, like Terry, has served in numerous roles and has extensive experience in all aspects of Lafayette Instrument’s business.
Jennifer, Terry and Chris are partners, and alongside Lora McClellan, they serve on Lafayette Instrument’s Board of Directors.
We are excited about the updates to our management team. We believe that these changes will allow Lafayette Instrument to continue to provide quality products and service to our customers and to continue to be a leader in the polygraph and life sciences industries.
Due to civil unrest in the area, we are noticing shipping interruptions to the following countries: Iran, Syria, and the Ukraine. We apologize for the inconvenience.