HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA- The Canadian Institute for NDE (CINDE) has promoted Larry Cote CET, CLS, CMRP to president and CEO, reporting to the chairman of the board. In his position, Cote will work closely with the executive committee and the board to pursue the goals set out in the CINDE strategic plan.

As Canada’s national non-profit membership based society for the people and companies engaged in the business of nondestructive testing (NDT), the Canadian Institute for NDE has for more than 30 years delivered training for NDT and operated a government-approved certification test center, while also providing a host of other member services to ensure NDT professionals and practitioners can network, stay abreast of new technology and industry news, and improve their knowledge.

Cote joined the CINDE in 2007 as a project manager, and was promoted to managing director in 2010. Prior to that he worked for 30 years at Dofasco Inc. and also worked as a training instructor for more than 20 years, delivering a variety of continuing education and full-time courses for Mohawk College and Northern College in Ontario and Northern Lakes College in Alberta.