Wallingford, Connecticut, June 15, 2017– Dexmet Corporation, a manufacturer of engineered expanded metal foils and high temperature polymers, has appointed Tim Poor as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Poor was previously with Aquion Energy Inc., a developer and manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries and energy storage systems, as its Chief Commercial Officer.
““As the representative of the majority owner of Dexmet, I am very excited to have Tim on board”, said Dave Finley, Managing Director at Sverica, and a member of the Board of Directors at Dexmet. “Tim’s background in industrial sales and marketing will be highly complementary to the engineering and operational excellence the company possesses and he will complement the business development team with a lead-from-the-front approach. Dexmet has a bright future and I expect Tim to work within the existing culture to unlock the full potential of Dexmet’s expanded material excellence across markets and geographies.”
Mr. Poor brings over 25 years of sales, business development and operations experience in the high tech, renewable energy and power systems industries. Prior to Aquion, Mr. Poor held several executive roles at American Superconductor Corporation where he led successful teams in commercializing new products, developing and implementing growth strategies, and establishing new global businesses and operations resulting in substantial revenue increases for the company.
Prior to American Superconductor Corporation, Tim held senior leadership roles at General Electric, where he was responsible for significant sales growth and operating margin improvements and earned a Six Sigma Black Belt. Tim began his career at Arthur Anderson working with merger and acquisition projects. Throughout his career, Tim’s primary focus has been commercializing leading-edge technologies, driving growth, and forging and maintaining strong relationships with customers and industry partners globally. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.
Dexmet Corporation – A global manufacturer and supplier of precision expanded metals foils, and polymers for applications in the power, industrial, automotive, shielding, and aerospace markets. It offers plastics, such as fluoroplastics, and custom high temperature polymers, including PEEK, and PTFE. The company provides precision-expanded metals, such as aluminum, brass, copper, Inconel, nickel alloys, phosphor bronze, stainless steel, titanium, zinc, and customer specified metals/alloys. In addition, it offers products for aircraft lightning strike protection, battery electrodes, electrochemistry and fuel cells, filter media support, electro-magnetic interference, heating elements for thermal management, and heavy gauge mesh. The company serves electronics, aerospace, automotive, filtration, separation, medical, food packaging, and semiconductor industries, which require mesh and perforated plastics with mechanical and electrical properties. Dexmet Corporation was founded in 1948 and is based in Wallingford, Connecticut.