Kristen Delphos has joined UL Research Institutes, the 128-year-old safety science organization, as VP-corporate communications & PR.
She has more than 18 years of communications experience in the transportation, energy, manufacturing and consumer sectors.
At UL, Delphos will promote its mission to work for a safer world and develop a communications program surrounding the $1.8B commitment to expand the scale and scope of UL research into emerging safety risks.
Delphos also will forge partnerships with policymakers, regulators, academic organizations and nongovernmental groups.
She joins UL from the VP and head of global marketing post at Dematic, where she developed and implemented an integrated strategy to support the brand, marketing and communications for the company's automation solutions.
Delphos also had PR jobs at ABB, GE Industrial Solutions, ADT and UPS.
"Our organization has a rich history and an even brighter future, and to do that justice, we need an established, innovative communications leader for UL Research Institutes. Kristen Delphos is that leader," said Terrence Brady, UL CEO.