Kevin MacLean, President
Kevin MacLean was named President of MacLean Engineering in 2005, having served on the Company’s Board of Directors prior to that. Kevin is a Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science graduate from Cornell University. He co-founded a software company in 1986, took it public in 2000, and served as a Corporate Officer up until 2002. In 2005, Kevin was named VP of Software and Marketing at PDF Solutions, another publicly-traded company specializing in the optimization of computer chip manufacturing. In 2012, he received the BACUS prize for lifetime achievement and contribution to the computer chip manufacturing industry, from SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics).
Don MacLean, Chairman
Don MacLean founded MacLean Engineering in 1973. A professional Mining Engineer, long-time miner and entrepreneur, Don built his namesake Company into a global force for hard rock mining innovation on the back of flagship, industry-changing products, notably the Series 900 Scissor Bolter and the remote-controlled Blockholer Drill. In 2014, Don was inducted into the International Mining Hall of Fame. As Chairman of MacLean Engineering, Don remains active in the business in an executive oversight and strategic capacity.
Casey Verwoerd, CFO
Casey Verwoerd, CPA, CMA, graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and spent five years in a public sector finance position prior to joining MacLean Engineering in 2002. In his role as Chief Financial Officer at MacLean, Casey oversees the Company’s financial reporting, audit and compliance, legal, risk management and planning & treasury functions.
Bob Wraight, VP Operations
Bob Wraight has over 30 years of experience in Engineering and Manufacturing, having worked in a wide range of high technology and lean manufacturing environments. Prior to joining MacLean in 2007, Bob was Vice President of North America at ATS – a manufacturing automation solution provider. He has an in-depth background in Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement with applied experience in 5S, Kaizen, TPS [Toyota Production System] and is a Six Sigma champion. As VP of Operations at MacLean, Bob is responsible for all facets of manufacturing at the Company’s multiple production facilities, materials management, production and distribution warehousing. Corporately, Bob also oversees Purchasing, Manufacturing Engineering, Business Systems, Human Resources and Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE).
Tony Caron, General Manager - Latin America and Quebec
Tony Caron started with MacLean Engineering in 1995 and since that time has served in a variety of positions of progressive responsibility across the business, including in manufacturing, aftermarket sales, branch management and business development. In 2008, Tony was named General Manager responsible for sales and aftermarket support in Latin America and Quebec, in which capacity he oversees the MacLean branches in Val-D’Or, Quebec, Queretaro (north of Mexico City), Mexico; and Lima, Peru.
Peter Jarvis, General Manager – Australasia and Africa
Peter Jarvis joined MacLean Engineering in April, 2010 as General Manager of Australasia and Africa. Having spent a large portion of his almost 30 years of mining experience in the underground hard rock mining area throughout the world, Peter brings a strong understanding of maintenance and an operational perspective to MacLean Engineering, especially with a view to equipment sales and customer service. Peter has previously worked in positions as Vice President of Underground Mining North America and Major Account Manager for a multi-national OEM, Service engineer for SKF and several positions as Maintenance Superintendent for various mining houses.