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Expert in Metallurgy, Metal & Mineral Markets, Metal Industry Financial Evaluations

Expert ID: 727488 North Carolina, USA

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Expert's initial industrial experience was as a staff metallurgist for a engine manufacturer and involved metal selection and failure analysis. He has experience in metals R&D as well as R&D management. Utilizing his technical background he has experience in economic evaluation, metal industry evaluation, M&A, business planning, market planning, strategic planning. Following a career in industry he assumed the role of an entrepreneur and acquired and managed a metal fabricating company. He currently is an international metal industry expert and consultant.

Commercial and technical assessment of molybdenum chemicals market Review of molybdenum mine and conversion facilties in North AmericaCommercial and technical assessment of Rhenium marketMolybdenum industry planningMt. Emmons molybdenum resource vis. a viz world molybdenum industry.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina - Greensboro, North Carolina - Durham, North Carolina - Winston Salem, North Carolina - Fayetteville, North Carolina - Cary, North Carolina - High Point, North Carolina - Greenville, North Carolina - Concord, North Carolina - Lynchburg, Virginia

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1972 Degree: MBA Subject: Finance Institution: NYU
Year: 1965 Degree: MS Subject: Metallurgical Engineering Institution: Wayne State University
Year: 1963 Degree: BS Subject: Metallurgical Engineering Institution: Wayne State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1986 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Current Consulting Firm
Years: 1988 to 1997 Employer: Electronic Manufacturing Co. Title: CEO Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for all operations
Years: 1987 to 1988 Employer: Johnson Matthey Title: Div. Director Sales & Marketing Department: Materials Technology Div. Responsibilities: Directed commercial activities for domestic marketing and sale of platinum group metals, fabricated products and chemicals.
Years: 1984 to 1986 Employer: AMAX Inc. Title: President Department: Specialty Chemicals Responsibilities: He had bottom line responsibility
Years: 1962 to 1986 Employer: AMAX Inc. Title: Various Department: Climax Molybdenum Responsibilities: He initially started in R&D laboratory and was promoted to a succession of senior marketing and sales positions
Years: 1956 to 1962 Employer: Continental Aviation & Engr. Corp. Title: Staff Metallurgist Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for the application technology for a broad range of materials to internal combustion and gas turbine engines. Also conducted failure analyses.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2005 to 2006 Country / Region: Chile Summary: Consulted with CODELCO on molybdenum

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ASM, AIME, Sigma Xi, Alpha Sigma Mu
Licenses / Certifications
PE (State of Mich.)
Professional Appointments
Past Chairman-Natural Resource Committee for Int. Business
Past Chaiman-Nat. Res.Investment Advisory Cncl. to OECD
Past Member-Strategic Matls. Committee; US Congress OTA
Publications and Patents Summary
Authored or Co-authored five Technical Publications
Presented numerous industry, trade and academic position papers to business/government groups

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Regarded as a certified molybdenum industry (State of Colorado). Testified in Colorado Water Court on Mt. Emmons molybdenum property. Consulted for US Energy on Mt. Emmons in Phelps Dodge vs. US Energy
Training / Seminars
Developed in-house personnel training programon Molybdenum: Mine to Market.
Marketing Experience
Developed expertise on evaluating metal markets and companies

Fields of Expertise

business analysis, fatigue failure, ferrous metallurgy, marketing, metal alloy research management, metal failure analysis, metallurgy, molybdenum alloy, small business, valuation, quality management, quality control, nodular cast iron, metal forming, iron melting, iron alloy, iron, hot metal drawing, heavy metal, gray iron, grain boundary, gas-metal arc welding, extractive metallurgy, economic analysis, cemented carbide, metal case hardening, mineral marketing, financial modeling, project finance, mergers and acquisitions financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning, econometrics, entrepreneurship, business strategy, business operations, hot metal forming, business management, grain size, deep-drawn sheet metal, ferrous metal heat treatment, ferrous metal annealing, macroetching, metal fire, econometric model, corrosion-resistant metal, ferrochromium, ASM International, die-casting metal, iron analysis, nickel metallurgy, iron casting, cast iron welding, base metal (welding), bare-metal arc welding, technical project cost modeling, cost modeling, cold forming, high-purity material, high-purity metal, chromium steel, mechanical metallurgy, metal creep, dissimilar metal welding, iron heat treatment, ferrous metal machining, ferrous metal, ferrous metal melting, physical metallurgy, corporate strategic planning, stainless steel process metallurgy, metal alloy, economics, business re-engineering, mathematical modeling, econometric modeling, high tolerance sheet metal fabrication, ceramic-to-metal seal, glass-to-metal seal, cold treatment, cast metal, process metallurgy, heat-resistant metal, crystallography, computer modeling, automotive metal, time-series analysis

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