Dynamic Materials Corp. engages in providing explosion-welded clad metal plates. Its products are used in different industries, including petrochemicals, refining, hydrometallurgy, aluminum smelting and shipbuilding. It also provides advanced welding services to the ground-based turbine and aircraft-engine sectors. The company operates in three business segments: Explosive Metalworking Group, Oilfield Products and AMK Welding. The Explosive Metalworking Group uses proprietary explosive processes to fuse dissimilar metals and alloys. The Oilfield Products Group provides a range of proprietary and nonproprietary products for the global oil and gas industries. The AMK Welding Group utilizes various specialized technologies to weld components for use in power-generation turbines, as well as commercial and military jet engines. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO.
Mr. Yvon Pierre Cariou , President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Cariou has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2000. From March 2000 to November 2000, Mr. Cariou was a consultant who performed research and development projects for the oil industry and market research for a start-up company. From November 1998 to March 2000, Mr. Cariou was President and Chief Executive Officer of Astrocosmos Metallurgical Inc., a division of Groupe Carbone Lorraine of France, involved in the design and fabrication of process equipment for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. From September 1993 to September 1998, Mr. Cariou was a Partner and Vice President Sales and Marketing of Hydrodyne/FPI Inc., an aerospace components manufacturer specializing in liquid propulsion. From January 1991 to September 1993, Mr. Cariou was President of MAINCO Corp., an elevator design, build and service company and a division of Nu-Swift, a public company based in the United Kingdom. Earlier in his career, Mr. Cariou served as President/CEO of L.A. Water Treatment Inc., an industrial and municipal water treatment systems company and a subsidiary of London-based Thames Water Plc and as President/CEO of Goldsworthy Engineering, a specialist in the engineering and manufacture of automated systems for the laying of aerospace composite materials. He also spent seventeen years with Carbone Lorraine, a global industrial components manufacturer, where he held various executive positions in France and the United States, including President of Carbone USA Inc.
Kevin Longe , Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Director
Kevin Longe joined Dynamic Materials as Chief Operating Officer in July 2012. He was previously a vice president and general manager of Sonoco's $600 million Protective Packaging division, which provides custom-engineered packaging solutions and components for a broad range of end-use applications. Longe oversaw the division's global sales, marketing, engineering, and research and development functions for the life sciences, medical, food and industrial durables markets. Longe also served as president of Sonoco's ThermoSafe Brands business, a manufacturer of temperature assurance packaging for a variety of global medical and biotechnology markets. His duties included operational oversight of eight manufacturing centers in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Prior to joining Sonoco, Longe spent six years with NYSE-listed Lydall, Inc., a provider of specialty engineered products for thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation applications. During his tenure with Lydall, Longe served as president of three separate operating divisions. He also was senior vice president and corporate vice president of Nasdaq-listed Electro Scientific Industries, a supplier of capital equipment to the global semiconductor and electronics markets. In addition, he spent eight years as corporate vice president and board member of Evapco, Inc., a provider of capital equipment to the commercial building, industrial process and refrigeration markets. Longe was responsible for Evapco's industrial process and refrigeration business. He has spent more than four years residing internationally, including in China.
Mr. Richard A. Santa , Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Mr. Santa has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since January 2008; Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary from October 1996 to December 2007; and interim Chief Financial Officer from August 1996 to October 1996.6. Prior to joining the Company in August 1996, Mr. Santa was Corporate Controller of Scott Sports Group Inc. from September 1993 to April 1996. From April 1996 to August 1996, Mr. Santa was a private investor. From June 1992 to August 1993, Mr. Santa was Chief Financial Officer of Scott USA, a sports equipment manufacturer and distributor. Earlier in his career, Mr. Santa was a senior manager with Price Waterhouse, where he was employed for ten years.
Mr. John G. Banker , Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Clad Metal Division
Mr. Banker has served as Senior Vice President, Customers and Technology since January 2008 and Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Clad Metal Division from June 2000 to December 2007. From June 1996 to June 2000, Mr. Banker was President of CLAD Metal Products, Inc. From June 1977 to June 1996, Mr. Banker was employed by the Company and served in various technical, sales and management positions. Mr. Banker held the position of Senior Vice President, Sales and New Business Development from June 1991 to July 1995.
Mr. Rolf Rospek , CEO, DYNAenergetics
Mr. Rospek has served as Chief Executive of DMC's DYNAenergetics subsidiary since it was acquired on November 15, 2007 and as a director since that same date. From October 2001 to November 15, 2007, Mr. Rospek was Chief Executive Officer and a managing director of DYNAenergetics Beteiligungs GmbH. From April 1993 to October 2001, Mr. Rospek was employed by Dynamit Nobel where he served in various sales, marketing and management positions, including general manager of their DYNAwell business unit from March 1998 to October 2001 and general manager of their DYNAplat business unit from March 1999 to October 2001. Prior to joining Dynamit Nobel, Mr. Rospek served as general manager of the logging department of Preussag, Erdöl und Erdgas GmbH, an oil and gas company that is now a subsidiary of Gaz de France. For several years during the 1980's, Mr. Rospek worked for Atlas Wireline Services—which is now part of Baker Hughes and operates under the name Baker Atlas—where he held various engineering and management positions in Germany, England, Italy, and Holland.
Jeff Nicol, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nobelclad
Jeff Nicol was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of DMC’s Nobelclad business in October of 2012. He was previously vice president and general manager of DMC Clad Metal in North America, and joined the Company in 2008 as the segment’s vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, he spent 21 years with Alcoa, where he ascended to chief metallurgist and global marketing director.
Ian Grieves, Senior Vice President and General Manager, DYNAenergetics
Ian Grieves joined the Company in January 2013 with more than 20 years of diverse operational, engineering, finance and management experience with multiple international industrial businesses. He previously spent seven years with Lydall, Inc., where he most recently was senior vice president of the company’s $130 million Performance Materials division. He was responsible for a wide range of commercial and engineering activities, including research and development, product management, marketing and sales to a diverse spectrum of industrial end markets.