UPDATE 2-Swiss SGS calls in Kerpelman as new CEO, shares up

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(Adds analysts' comments, share prices) ZURICH, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Swiss inspection services firm SGS named Dan Kerpelman as its new chief executive on Thursday, lifting the company's shares after a five-month search for a new top manager. The new chief executive of the firm, which tests consignments of goods for quality and quantity, will have big shoes to fill following the departure last year of one of Switzerland's best-known managers, Sergio Marchionne, to Fiat SpA . The loss was ...

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