Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Prior to her appointment as CFO and Corporate Secretary, Ms. Wendel served as IBC’s Corporate Controller. Previously, she was Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Treasurer for North American operations for PMG Corp., a joint venture of the powder metal divisions of Plansee and Mitsubishi Materials Global. Prior to that, she spent 15 years in various positions overseeing the finance activities of Diamet Corporation, a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Materials. Ms. Wendel received her B.A. and M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University.
President, IBC Engineered Materials
Mr. Rampulla, who previously served as Engineering Manager at IBC’s beryllium-aluminum casting facility in Wilmington, MA, is a 40-year veteran of the investment casting and high-performance alloy manufacturing industry. Prior to joining IBC, Mr. Rampulla was Director of Engineering at Nu-Cast, Inc., which produced investment castings of beryllium-aluminum and other alloys for aerospace and other industries. Previously, he worked for 29 years at Precision Castparts Corporation, including serving as Chief Engineer at that Company’s aerospace materials foundry, a $40 million-a-year revenue generating facility, and General Manager of Wyman-Gordon Titanium Casting Corp. Earlier in his career, he held positions at Ingersoll-Rand and Hitchiner Manufacturing. A Six Sigma Blackbelt and Kaizan trainer, Mr. Rampulla received his B.S. in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University, and is a graduate of the Whittemore School of Business’ Executive Development Program.
President, IBC Copper Alloys
Mr. Wolma has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing, sales, and service of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic apparatus. Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations for Scherer Industrial Group, Inc. He also was Director of the Copper and Brass Service Association. Formerly, Mark was active in the Electrical Apparatus Service Association. He attended Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis.
Executive Vice President of Administration & Sales, EMC Division
Heather has more than seven years of experience in contract and sales management in the beryllium industry, and more than 25 years in operations and administration management. She is well known across many of our customer segments.
Vice President of Sales
Mr. Jain formerly worked at Hussey Cooper in various senior positions for 10 years before joining Nonferrous Products, which IBC acquired in October 2008, as VP of sales. Rajeev received a Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgy in 1991 from Rourkela, India, and received his MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2008.
Director of Investor and Public Relations
Jim has 25+ years of experience in marketing, media relations, public affairs, and investor relations. He currently is the CEO of Policy Communications, Inc. and serves as VP of External Affairs for NioCorp Developments Ltd. Formerly, he was a White House aide, a U.S. Senate Chief of Staff, the CEO of the Western Business Roundtable, and Chairman of the Rare Earth Technology Alliance. He received his B.A., with honors, from Georgetown University.
IBC and NioCorp successfully complete the initial casting campaign for Aluminum-Scandium alloys. This testing is the basis for commercializing Aluminum-Scandium alloys. See more details here.
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