Beryllium Copper Alloys by IBC Advanced Alloys

 

Management and Directors

Anthony Dutton
Position: President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Anthony is a seasoned business executive and entrepreneur with a successful track record as an early stage investor and business founder. His areas of expertise are corporate finance, business development and strategic management. He is regularly engaged in developing strategic and financial plans for early stage and high growth companies.

Anthony holds a BA in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a MBA from the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom. Anthony is a principal at Primary Capital Group and is also a director of several public and private companies, both in Canada and the United States.


Simon J. Anderson
Position: Chief Financial Officer

Simon is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in financial reporting, corporate finance and management with public companies. He is a director or officer of several Canadian and US-listed companies ensuring public disclosure meets current standards and planning and implementing acquisitions and divestitures.

Previously, Simon was a partner with an international accounting and consulting firm practicing in the areas of business valuation, mergers and acquisitions and business planning services.

 


Dal S. Brynelsen
Position: Director

With over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, Dal has been the president, CEO and a director of Vangold Resources Ltd. (VAN:TSX.V) for the past 16 years and was instrumental in its restructuring. He was also the Western Manager of corporate finance for a national brokerage firm for four years during the downturn in mining and mineral exploration. He has discovered, financed and brought to production two gold mines in Canada. He is also a founding director of Griffin Mining Ltd., a $700 million company listed on the AIM Exchange in London. Griffin is the first western company to build a mine in China in the last 100 years. Dal is a member of IBC's audit committee.

 


Major General David R. Heinz (Retired)
Position: Director

MajGen Heinz is a highly decorated retired senior U.S. Marine Corps officer whose most recent military assignment was as the Program Executive Officer (PEO) for the F-35 Lightning II Program in Arlington, VA. MajGen Heinz has served in the U.S. military, in a variety of senior positions including systems avionics instructor at the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, Regimental Air Officer to 1st Marine Regiment in Camp Pendleton, Deputy Department Head for the Aviation Weapons Systems Requirements Branch (APW) at Headquarters, Marine Corps and Deputy Director for Operations, National Military Command Center, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon.

 

MajGen Heinz graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems Engineering. He also has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science with a subspecialty in Artificial Intelligence from the Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval Warfare College. His decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star, Air Medal with bronze numeral 4, Navy Commendation Medal with three gold stars and the Navy Achievement Medal. He has flown over 3,000 flight hours in 22 T/M/S aircraft.


Alastair Neill
Position: Director

Alastair Neill is former Vice President of Sales and General Manager of Rare Earth Division for AMR (Now Neo-Material Technologies). He brings over 15 years of direct Rare Earth Elements experience with downstream end-users in Korea, Japan, Europe and North America and with material suppliers in China.

Mr. Neill is currently Executive Vice President of Dacha Strategic Metals and serves on the Advisory Board of Rare Earth Element World (REE World), an international organization dedicated to providing industry leadership in the rare earths, rare metals and critical metals sector.

 


Ian Slater
Position: Director

 

Ian is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years of experience in international finance in the global resource sector. He was CEO and a director of Fortress Minerals ("Fortress"), a publicly trading Canadian gold exploration and development company managed by the Lundin Group of companies and listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Prior to his tenure at Fortress, Ian was the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young's Canadian mining practice. He has substantial financial experience and expertise in regions such as Central Asia and Russia, as he served as a partner with Arthur Andersen LLP where he lead their Central Asian mining practice for six years. Based in Kazakhstan with Arthur Andersen, Ian negotiated with governments at all levels on behalf of some of the resource industry's largest companies.
Mr. Slater is currently CEO and a founding director of Slater Mining Corporation (SLM.P:TSX.V), an early stage publicly traded international mining venture. Ian is a member of IBC's audit committee.


Lee Rice
Position: VP Exploration

Lee brings significant geological expertise to IBC. He is currently serving as vice president and chief engineer of Data Technology Services, Inc., a private Colorado-based company, which he founded in 1993 and served as its president until 1995. Data Technology provides mapping and deposit evaluation services and develops processing automation and control systems for the mineral and petroleum industries.

Lee is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado and is a Registered Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration. He worked as an exploration geologist in Humble Oil and Refining Co.'s (Exxon), Western Metals Division in 1970 and then worked for the U.S. Bureau of Mines, leaving in 1985 to found Data Technology. During his career, Lee has served as president of the Colorado Engineering Council, chairman of the Colorado Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), regional vice president and director of SME, and chairman of the Mining and Exploration Division of SME. He is currently a member of the Colorado Engineering Council, the Geological Society of America, Sigma Xi the Scientific Research Society, the Society of Economic Geologists, and the SME. Until 2001, Lee served for 23 years within the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES) writing and grading the national Mining and Mineral Processing professional engineering examination. He has made numerous technical presentations at professional society meetings and has been a contributing author or editor of several publications. Lee holds a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University and a M.A. in Geology from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

 


David Hinds
Position: Manager of Aerospace and Defense Sales, IBC Engineered Materials

David was originally an Electro-Optics systems engineer for Raytheon and has over 30 years of experience in the sales of products and technologies into the aerospace and defense markets. Prior to joining E.M.C., David was successful in similar positions in sales and business development while employed at several large defense contractors in the greater Boston area including BAE Systems, Textron Defense Systems, General Dynamics and Elbit Systems-US.

 


Douglas Veitch
Position: Vice President of Business Development

Doug was previously Director of Global Bulk Products for Brush Wellman Inc. where he was responsible for new product development for the global industrial business division of Brush Wellman. Prior to working at Brush Wellman he was a Senior Account Manager with E.I. DuPont de Nemours at their Engineering Polymers Division in Troy, Michigan where he attained Six Sigma Blackbelt status for top line growth. Before being promoted to DuPont USA, Veitch spent 13 years at DuPont Canada in a range of increasingly senior sales and customer focused positions. He has a B.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

 


Mark Wolma
Position: President of IBC Copper Alloys

Mark is the President of IBC Copper Alloys. He was previously VP of Operations for Scherer Industrial Group, Inc. He has over30 years of experience in manufacturing, sales and service of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic apparatus. He is currently serving on the board of the Copper and Brass Service Association and is formerly active in the Electrical Apparatus Service Association.

 


 

Rajeev Jain
Position: Vice President of Sales

Rajeev received a Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgy in 1991 from Rourkela, India and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2008. He formerly worked at Hussey Cooper in various senior positions for 10 years before joining Nonferrous Products as VP Sales.


Ray White
Position: President, IBC Engineered Materials

Mr. White is one of the co-inventors of the Beralcast® technology and is named on its US Patent. He has direct experience and understanding of its many aerospace, military and commercial applications and previously worked as the vice president of operations of the predecessor company manufacturing Beralcast.
Immediately prior to joining IBC, Mr. White was a division manager with the Integrated Optical Systems Division of L-3 Communications Corporation (NYSE:LLL), the sixth largest defence company in the US.

 

 


Jim Malone
Position: Vice President, Nuclear Fuels & Chair, IBC Nuclear Fuels Advisory Board

Malone has more than 40 years of experience in the nuclear power industry, with a focus on the technical, economic and planning aspects of nuclear fuels. He is formerly Vice President, Nuclear Fuels for Exelon Generation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelon Corp, where he was responsible for their nuclear fuel cycle activities, including procurement, safeguards, economics, and fuel cycle cost. Mr. Malone began his career as an engineer in the utility reactor core analysis section of the nuclear engineering department of United Nuclear Corporation. Prior to his position with Exelon, Mr. Malone was a vice president at NAC International where he participated in fuel cycle consulting including fuel reliability via NAC's Stoller Nuclear Fuel Division. Mr. Malone graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering (nuclear) from Manhattan College and received an MBA from Iona College in New York, with a Graduate School of Business Award for Academic Excellence.