DMC Global Names Michael Kuta as President and CEO

DMC Global Inc. board of directors announced the appointment of Michael Kuta as the company’s president, chief executive officer, and director with immediate effect. Kuta, the former interim co-CEO and chief financial officer, has been with the company since 2014.

Prior to stepping up as the interim co-CEO alongside DMC director David Aldous in January 2023, Kuta has held the role of DMC’s CFO. Aldous now resumes his previous position as DMC’s chairman.

Discussing Kuta’s appointment, Aldous complimented his leadership abilities, strategic thinking, and in-depth understanding of DMC’s businesses and culture after a thorough nationwide search. He conveyed the board’s anticipation to back Kuta and his leadership team as they aggressively work to implement DMC’s strategy.

Expressing his gratitude for the opportunity, Kuta appreciated Aldous’s partnership and wisdom. He showed enthusiasm about working with DMC’s teams to strengthen the company further.

Kuta brings over 25 years of corporate leadership experience from the energy, petrochemical, industrial, and building products industries. Before joining DMC, he served in several positions at The Lubrizol Corporation, a $6 billion business under Berkshire Hathaway, and Lincoln Electric, a global leader in advanced welding equipment. Kuta earned a master’s degree in business administration in finance from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor’s in accounting from Kent State University.

DMC Global is a Broomfield, Colorado-based company managing creative and low-asset manufacturing businesses that offer unique, high-value products and solutions. Their markets consist of architectural building products with Arcadia, global energy industry services with DynaEnergetics, and industrial infrastructure and transportation solutions addresses with NobelClad.

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