CAI Announces Succession Plan: Mike Martin is CAI’s Next CEO

CAI announced that Mike Martin, VP Strategy and Development, has been named to succeed Bob Chew in January 2022.  Mike Martin will assume the role of CEO in January 2022, while Bob Chew will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.  Mike will work with Bob and the Board of Directors to lead strategy and direction for CAI.

Mike joined CAI in 2018, diving right in leading our program and project management vertical market.  He gained immediate exposure to our global client base, which enabled him to work with a diverse set of clients and people.  He quickly became a team leader for CAI and has led and supported projects considered to be mission critical for many of our clients.

MartinCircleMike will continue to lead strategy and development across all CAI business areas. Bob will continue as CEO and chairman of the board, working closely with Mike and other senior leadership to guide the direction of the company.

“I am truly energized by the future of this organization. The passion of the people who work here is inspiring. I’m proud to be part of a team founded on integrity and based on service to each other and our clients. I’m looking forward to walking this journey together.” Mike Martin, Vice President, Strategy and Development

“We are pleased to announce that Mike Martin will become CAI President on 1 November 2020, pursuant to a transfer of the role of CEO in January 2022. Mike completed a 30+ year career with Eli Lilly & Company, where he managed projects and led businesses in the US, Puerto Rico, China, and Ireland. Since joining CAI in 2018, Mike has been the director of program and project management services, helping clients plan and execute complex projects. He is also head of CAI’s Strategic Development Council. Mike brings a wealth of experience in project delivery, operational readiness, regulated manufacturing, and business management.” Robert E. Chew, President & CEO

About CAI

CAI is a full-service consulting firm that helps customers design, deliver, operate, and maintain quality BioPharm manufacturing or mission-critical facilities. CAI engineering, technical, and consulting services encompass all aspects of operational excellence, from equipment and automation to human performance. We exist to be the trusted solution for our clients as they strive to build a better working world and improve the human experience.

Founded in 1996, CAI is a global, employee-owned company with offices in the US, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, China, Singapore, and Malaysia.

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