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Management Team
Mr Andrew J Allen
General Manager Corporate Development
Andrew has been with Bradken since 1979 and was appointed General Manager Corporate
Development in May 2011. Prior to this Andrew was General Manager of the Rail Division
from June 2009, General Manager of Bradken’s Industrial Division from 2004, following his
appointment as General Manager Mineral Processing in 1998. In his new role as head of
the Corporate Strategy Group, he will focus on expediting Bradken’s global expansion of
manufacturing and new business opportunities. He has gained extensive manufacturing and
technical expertise over his long operational and management history within the Bradken
business. Andrew holds an Associate Diploma in Metallurgy Engineering from The Sydney
Technical College.
Mr Tom K Armstrong
Chief Operating Officer Engineered Product
Tom joined Bradken as part of the Americast Technologies acquisition in August 2008 and
remains as President and Chief Operating Officer as he has since 2003.
Tom has announced his intention to retire in October 2013. We would like to wish Tom all
the best in his retirement and thank him for his contributions and steadfast management and
expansion of the North American operations. Tom will be replaced by Kevin McDermed who
is currently the President of the Industrial Products business.
Mr Stephen P Cantwell
General Manager Rail
Stephen joined Bradken in July 2011 with more than 30 years experience in a broad range of
strategic, functional and customer-facing roles withinmulti-billion dollar national and international
business environments. Stephen brings his executive management experience in business
development, corporate strategy and planning to Bradken’s Rail Division as it progresses from
a freight car manufacturer to a full service provider. Stephen holds a Business Degree majoring
in Operations Research and Information Systems from The University of Southern Queensland,
a Graduate Diploma in Transport Management and a Master of Business from The Royal
Melbourne Institute of Technology. He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport
and Logistics and the Centre for Integrated Engineering Asset Management.
Mr Wayne G Herbertson
General Manager Human Resources
Wayne has been with Bradken since December 2004 in the role of General Manager Human
Resources. He is responsible for all aspects of human resources, occupational health and
safety and management systems. Prior to joining the Bradken business, Wayne held senior
positions with Siemens and BHP Steel. Wayne holds a Master of Applied Science Metallurgy,
Bachelor of Applied Science Metallurgy, Bachelor of Applied Science Multidiscipline,
Associate Diploma of Theology and a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. Wayne
is an Honorary Professor at Xuzhou University Mining Technology and the Henan University.