PME Appoints Kristin Elliott as Chief Executive Officer

Precision Measurement Engineering, an international water sensor company announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kristin M Elliott as Chief Executive Officer. Elliott will bring a new vision to PME with plans to pursue new markets.

Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and freshwater instrument design corporation announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kristin M Elliott as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Elliott, 32, succeeds her father, Michal Head, 64, who has stepped down as chief executive officer, as part of a transition plan.

Michael, who ran PME for 32 years, had previously announced his plans to withdraw from top management and pursue other interests such as focusing on new product design and engineering for the company. He will act in an advisory role and Chairman of the Board, remaining with the company through the next few years.  

Leadership succession is an important step that PME must take in order to ensure the longevity of the company. We feel that Kristin has the motivation, attitude and perseverance to guide the company to new growth levels and goals

Michael J Head, Chairman of the Board

Elliott, daughter of Michael, has worked for PME for over 15 years. She obtained her M.B.A. from California State University, San Marcos three years ago. She has marketing, new business, strategic management and operation experience.

Kristin Elliott will bring a vision to PME that will encompass new pursuits and opportunities, higher growth rate objectives, and the development of leading edge products. 

About PME

For more than 30 years Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. has been dedicated to designing and manufacturing high-quality sensors and systems. Their instruments are used throughout the international scientific community for high-resolution measurement of electrical conductivity, temperature, fluorescence, turbidity, and PAR concentration in water. Current customers include SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Geological Survey. For more information, please visit