• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.
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Bob Chalker

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • NACE International
  • Bob Chalker is the Chief Executive Officer of NACE International, a professional technical association for leaders in corrosion control technology. Previously, Chalker served as Managing Director & CEO of ASQ Global, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Society for Quality.

    Prior to being named Managing Director at ASQ Global in 2009, Chalker served as Director, Global Development and Strategic Planning, at SAE International for five years where he was responsible for the Society’s $57 million in revenues, and setting the sales and marketing direction for the global, 115,000 member organization. Additionally, he led the organization’s customer service team, membership and section activities, pre-professional educational initiatives and the SAE Foundation. From 1981-2003, Bob worked for Delphi Corporation where his most recent assignment was as Sales Director and Global Customer Manager. During his twenty two-year career with Delphi, he held positions in sales, engineering and manufacturing.

    Bob earned his MBA at Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan) and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.