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MR BRAD WARD
Executive General Manager Mining & Transport
Brad has been with the Bradken business for 30 years and was appointed Executive General Manager Mining & Transport in May 2015. Prior to this
appointment Brad held a number of senior positions within the Bradken Group including Executive General Manager of Bradken’s Mineral Processing Division
from June 2012, President Resource Products in the United States from July 2009, and President Bradken Products and Integration in the United States
following the 2008 acquisition of Americast. Brad has gained extensive management, sales, marketing and manufacturing experience throughout his career
with Bradken and in his current role manages the global operations of the Mining & Transport Division.
MR ANDREW ALLEN
General Manager Operations Mining & Transport
Andrew has a 35 year career history with Bradken. He was appointed General Manager Operations for the Mining & Transport Division in May 2015 having
previously held a number of senior management positions across the Bradken Group. He has gained extensive manufacturing and technical expertise over
his long operational and management career within the Bradken business. In his current role Andrew is responsible for overseeing the operation of Bradken’s
facilities throughout China, Australia and New Zealand and the development of a long term global manufacturing and logistics network to support the sales and
marketing functions of the Mining & Transport Division. Andrew holds an Associate Diploma in Metallurgy Engineering from the Sydney Technical College.
MR STEPHEN CANTWELL
Executive General Manager Mineral Processing
Stephen joined Bradken in July 2011 and was appointed to his current position of Executive General Manager Mineral Processing in 2015. With more than 35
years’ experience in a broad range of strategic, functional and customer-facing roles within multi-billion dollar national and international business environments,
Stephen brings a wealth of valuable experience to the management of the Mineral Processing consumable products global business. 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 Degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport
and Logistics a Fellow of the Centre for Integrated Engineering Management and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
MR CRAIG LEE
General Manager Fixed Plant
Craig has a 14 year career history with Bradken. He was appointed General Manager Fixed Plant in January 2011 and joined the Executive Management
team in 2015. Prior to this Craig was Manufacturing Manager of Bradken’s Henderson (from 2005) and Welshpool (from 2009) foundries. Prior to joining the
Bradken Group, Craig held senior positions with Swanmet Foundry in Malaysia, Walkers foundry in Queensland and the FOSECO foundry supply company
in Sydney. In his current role he is responsible for managing the operations of the Fixed Plant Division in Australia and Canada. Craig holds a Diploma in
Chemistry from Bankstown Technical College.
MR KEVIN MCDERMED
Chief Operating Officer Engineered Products
Kevin was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Engineered Products Division in October 2013. He joined Bradken as part of the AmeriCast
Technologies acquisition in August 2008, serving as President of the Industrial Products business unit from that time. Kevin previously served as the Chief
Financial Officer of AmeriCast, and its predecessor Atchison Casting Corporation, for 17 years. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
degree from Kansas State University and a Master of Business Administration from Washburn University.
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