First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Montreal, Canada-based Major Wire Industries has appointed Alain Durand as vice president of international sales.
He has worked with Major Wire as a global market development consultant since May 2013, and in his new role he will continue to develop and manage international markets for the company, in conjunction with Germany-based Haver & Boecker, to further promote Major Wire’s industry-leading reputation and to increase sales for its Flex-Mat 3 and OptimumWire screen media product lines. Haver & Boecker acquired a minority share in Major Wire in 2012.
Durand brings to Major Wire a strong background, with more than 20 years of experience in the mining industry. He has held positions with Rio Tinto and Xstrata, as well as other manufacturing companies, in leadership roles involving strategic planning, operations management, finance, procurement, logistics and information technology.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1989, and has held his licence as a certified management accountant (CMA) since 1993.