You are here: Skip Navigation LinksHome > Our Company > Vision and Culture > Executive Management Team

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Bradken Chief Executive Officer Paul Zuckerman
Steven Perry
Enda Sheridan
John Saad

Mr Paul Zuckerman

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

MR STEVEN PERRY

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

MR ENDA SHERIDAN

GENERAL MANAGER CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

MR JOHN SAAD

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER TECHNOLOGY AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Brad Ward
Andrew Allen
Craig Lee
Kevin McDermed

MR BRAD WARD

EXECUTIVE GENERAL MANAGER MOBILE PLANT

MR ANDREW ALLEN

GENERAL MANAGER OPERATIONS MINING & TRANSPORT

MR CRAIG LEE

ACTING GENERAL MANAGER
MINING FIXED PLANT

MR KEVIN MCDERMED

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER ENGINEERED PRODUCTS

MR pAUL zUCKERMAN
CHIEF eXECUTIVE OFFICER

Paul was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bradken Limited in March 2016. Before joining Bradken Paul spent 9 years with building materials supplier Fletcher Building as Chief Executive of the Steel Division (from May 2007) and then as Chief Executive of the Laminates and Panels Division (from October 2012). Prior to this, he held the position of President, Greater China with BlueScope Steel (as well as a number of other senior management roles with BHP/BlueScope Steel over a 13 year period) and spent eight years at PPG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of industrial coating, glass and chemical products. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science – Chemistry degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration from Ohio State University.

 

MR STEVEN PERRY
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


Steven has been with Bradken since 1990. Having progressed through various other finance-based roles he was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2011 after nine years as Commercial Manager Mining Products. He is responsible for finance, treasury, taxation, investor relations, investments, and audit and insurance. Steven holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Newcastle, a Master of Business Administration (Advanced) from the University of Western Australia and is a member of CPA Australia.

 

MR ENDA SHERIDAN
GENERAL MANAGER CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT


Enda has been with the Bradken business for 25 years and was appointed General Manager Corporate Development in 2015 following 11 years as Executive General Manager of the Mining Products Division. Enda has held a number of production, technical and marketing positions with Bradken. In his current role he is responsible for the continued expansion of Bradken’s global manufacturing capabilities and the investigation of new business opportunities. Enda holds a Bachelor of Materials Engineering from the University of Limerick, Ireland and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Newcastle.

Mr John Saad
Chief Technical Officer


John has been with Bradken for 28 years and was appointed Chief Technical Officer in March 2005. He is responsible for Bradken's technological direction, process and product innovation and advancement. John has had considerable experience across all Bradken operations previously occupying positions as a multi-site Manufacturing Manager, Technical and Product Development Manager for Mineral Processing and Head of Rail Engineering. He assumed responsibility for the Cast Metal Services business in June 2009. John holds a Bachelor Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of New South Wales.

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.