Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

With shared vision, values, purpose and commitment, our leadership team exemplify and uphold the highest standards of responsibility and integrity and encourage personal and professional growth on all levels while leading by example.

Monte Hammouri, Process Insights

Monte Hammouri

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Monte Hammouri joined Process Insights Holdings as Chief Executive Officer in March 2018.  Prior to joining Process Insights, Hammouri served as a Group Executive at Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) from 2011 to 2018 overseeing the ITW Contamination Control Worldwide and ITW Specialty Materials (China/APAC) platforms.  Prior to ITW, Hammouri held a number of senior roles at IDEX Corporation in the Fluid & Metering Technologies Segment, as well as at Danaher Corporation in the Danaher Power Solutions platform prior to divesting it to Thomas & Betts.  He also previously worked in general management at Peterson American Corporation, Sparton Corporation, and Integral Vision Inc.
Hammouri brings over 25 years of leadership and global strategy experience to Process Insights.  In addition to leading global and complex manufacturing portfolios, he served in multi-year, senior expat roles in Japan and Vietnam.  Hammouri earned a Master of Business Administration in International Business and Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Toledo.
Neil Hekking, Process Insights

Neil Hekking

Chief Financial Officer
Neil Hekking joined Process Insights Holdings as Chief Financial Officer in April 2018.  Prior to joining Process Insights, Hekking worked in Private Equity for the last ten years, most recently as Chief Financial Officer for RPUI.  Prior to that, Hekking also held a senior role as Corporate Controller for TASI for eight years where he was heavily involved in the acquisitions of multiple European companies.

Hekking brings to Process Insights a wealth of deep knowledge and experience in M&A transactions including due diligence and strategic analysis, as well as post acquisition purchase accounting on both the sale and buy sides.  Hekking also has 20 years of international experience including expat assignments to Beaune, France and Basel, Switzerland.  Hekking earned his Bachelor of Science in International Relations/Political Science from Brigham Young University and his MBA in International Finance from the University of South Carolina.  Hekking is bilingual being fluent in both English and French.  Hekking and his wife keep busy with the various activities related to their six children.
Joe Schwab, Process Insights

Joe Schwab

Chief Commercial Officer

Joe Schwab joined Process Insights Holdings as Vice President of Business Development in June 2019 and was promoted to Chief Commercial Officer in October 2020.  Prior to joining Process Insights, Schwab was Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Block Engineering, following 14 years at AMETEK, serving in progressive senior leadership roles in Sales, Marketing and P&L management, most recently serving as a Divisional Vice President.  Other prior experience includes Applications Engineering, Territory & Regional Sales Management, and Business Unit Leadership roles at ABB.

​Schwab brings 30 years of commercial, technical, P&L and M&A experience in the process analysis, process instrumentation and process technologies markets worldwide.  Schwab earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry from West Virginia University, along with continuing education in financial, merger and acquisition programs.

Jochen Eberheim, Process Insights

Jochen Eberheim

CEO – Process Insights EMEA

Jochen Eberheim joined LAR Process Analysers AG as Chief Executive Officer in May 2018 and also serves as a Board Director for Process Insights EMEA and Process Insights Swiss Holding.  Prior to joining Process Insights, Eberheim served as Managing Director at REMBE® Alliance globally in charge of Sampling Solutions and Industrial Measurement Technology.  Prior to REMBE®Alliance, Eberheim was Managing Director at Cavotec, a NASDAQ OMX-listed global engineering group, overseeing all German enterprises in the field of Airport Ground Support Equipment and solutions for the Industry & Mining sector.  Over the past 25 years, Eberheim worked in process automation worldwide, held a senior role at WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG and spent more than 13 years at Endress+Hauser, including more than 7 years in the US as Business Development Manager, in General Management and served as Managing Director and Member of the board of Directors in Greenwood, IN.

Eberheim earned an Engineering degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in “Energy and Heat Engineering” from TH Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences in Gießen, Germany.  After graduation, he worked at the Laboratory for Disposal Engineering on a two-year program in research on harmful emissions from wastewater treatment reactors and their catalytic decomposition.  Eberheim enjoys his “big” family life together with his spouse and their 4 kids who challenge him to stay young and mentally in motion.

Jochen Eberheim, Process Insights

Sharon Gao

General Manager, China

Sharon Gao was promoted to General Manager, Process Insights China in July 2021.

Prior to joining Process Insights, Sharon served as HR and Administration Manager at ITW Contamination Control in Wujiang and ITW Specialty Materials in Suzhou.   She also worked at Lelon Electronics Corp as a HR and Administration Supervisor.

Sharon holds a master’s degree of Applied Psychology from the Nankai University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Changzhou Institute University.

Erika Coyne, Process Insights

Dr. Erika Coyne

Group President

Dr. Erika Coyne was promoted to Group President of Tiger Optics and Extrel CMS in January 2021.  Dr. Coyne had previously been the President of Tiger Optics since June 2018.  Prior to that, Dr. Coyne held the Chief Operating Officer role since February 2018.  During her tenure at Tiger Optics, Dr. Coyne held various progressive leadership positions and was instrumental in driving the company’s growth.  Dr. Coyne joined Tiger Optics in 2009 as Manager of New Product Development, responsible for driving innovation with a focus on design for manufacturing.  Dr. Coyne was later promoted to Business Manager for the Gases & Chemical Division, spearheading widespread acceptance of Tiger Optics’ laser-based analyzers in the Industrial Gas sector, by leveraging the premium brand, proven performance and strategic management of global accounts and sales channels.

With deep technical knowledge and management experience, Dr. Coyne brings cross-functional expertise in R&D, Sales and Marketing and Operations, along with passion for continuous improvement.  She received a B.S. in Chemistry from University of Richmond, and a Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania in Physical Chemistry, focusing on gas analysis using laser spectroscopy.  Her extensive technical and commercial experience and expertise notwithstanding, she admits that her greatest experiments involve her four young children.

Erika Coyne, Process Insights


Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Americas

Jim Belanger proudly joined Tiger Optics as Director, Sales & Marketing in May 2019 and then promoted to Vice President, Sales and Marketing for PI Americas.

Jim has been involved in the semiconductor and industrial gas markets for over 24 years.  Jim began his journey working as an Engineer at two different 200mm semiconductor fabs in New England before transitioning to an outside sales role.  He most recently acted as Global Sales Director responsible for the sales and marketing efforts within the Purity and Specialty Division of Servomex, Inc. Additionally, Jim has previously held several senior management roles in Marketing, Product Management, Sales and Business Development at MKS Instruments & Honeywell Analytics.

Erika Coyne, Process Insights


Vice President and Corporate Controller

Danielle Thomas, Vice President and Corporate Controller, joined Process Insights in January 2020. Ms. Thomas is an experienced Controller with a demonstrated history of proven progression of roles within the accounting function. She is responsible for overseeing accounting policies and procedures for the global portfolio, leads corporate accounting & internal control functions, and assists with external financial reporting.

Prior to joining Process Insights, Ms. Thomas worked as a Controller for Texwipe, an ITW Company. She exhibited a proven history of providing management support, financial leadership, and reporting responsibility of the Texwipe Brand. Prior to ITW, Ms. Thomas held progressive accounting roles in the Aircraft Maintenance industry.

Dorothy O'Hara, Process Insights

Dorothy O’Hara

Director of Human Resources

Dorothy O’Hara joined Process Insights Holdings as Director of Human Resources for US Operations in November 2019.  Prior to joining Process Insights, O’Hara was serving as Director of HR & Infrastructure for Tiger Optics, LLC, a Division of Process Insights, Inc.  O’Hara has over 25 years of experience in HR management, and a variety of complementary areas such as training & education, administration management, M&A, property management, and software development and implementation.

In recent years, O’Hara’s concentration has been in strategic leadership of growth trending companies; specializing in scaling startup and emerging businesses.  Before joining Tiger Optics, O’Hara was Vice President of Human Resources for InfoMC, a healthcare software business that specializes in behavioral health treatment and case management tracking.  O’Hara also served as Senior Vice President of Administration and Organizational Development with Aileron Solutions, later acquired by IQVA.

O’Hara holds a BA in Organizational Management from Eastern University and is actively involved in passion projects: Musicians on Call and ChickTech.  O’Hara spends her spare time raising two daughters, gardening, and volunteering for University of Pennsylvania radio, WXPN.

Executive Vice President & General Manager

Scott Fleishner

Executive Vice President & General Manager

Scott Fleishner currently serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager for Process Insights Technical Services Division – Americas Region.  Scott Fleishner joined Process Insights through the acquisition of Extrel CMS, LLC in March 2020 when he was promoted to Acting President until December 2020.  Prior to Process Insights, Fleishner spent 16 years with Extrel CMS in various senior leadership roles including Vice President of Customer Service, Vice President of Sales, Service & Marketing, Vice President of Operations, and most recently, Director of Technical Support.  Before joining Extrel CMS, Fleishner was Sonix Marketing Manager for Sensus.  Fleishner brings over 15 years of extensive technical experience in mass spectrometry and analytical instrumentation. 

Fleishner holds a BS in Communications & Marketing from Duquesne University.

Executive Vice President & General Manager

Terri Melle-Johnson

Director of Global Marketing

Terri Melle-Johnson joined Process Insights in March 2021 as the Director of Global Marketing.
As an accomplished Global Marketing, Communications, PR & Digital Leader with 15+ years of global experience in B2B integrated marketing, public relations, social media, branding, demand generation, ABM, event management across the oil & gas, energy, chemical, life sciences, pharma, food/bev, and mining, she has lead and inspired diverse, global marketing teams resulting in strategic growth.

Prior to joining Process Insights, Terri was the Global Marketing Communications Manager for Emerson and later promoted to be the Global PR Events Marketing Manager for the Final Control business group. Also, Terri was the Global Marketing Communications Manager for Servomex, part of Spectris plc, specializing in gas analysis.

Terri holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management & Administration from the Wilmington College, is a Marketo, Eloqua and Pardot Certified Expert, belongs to the Public Relations Society of America, American Marketing Association, and is an advocate for Women in STEM.

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