Dynamic Materials Corp. has announced the appointment, effective 1st March 2008, of Jeffrey A. Nicol as its Vice President Sales and Marketing for the US Clad Metal division. The announcement was made by John G. Banker who remains as Senior Vice President Customer and Technology. In this role, Mr Nicol will report to Mr Banker. Prior to joining Dynamic Materials, Mr Nicol spent over 21 years with Alcoa Inc. The majority of this time was with Alcoa’s Forged Products division in Cleveland, USA. His most recent position was Global Marketing Director – Industrial Products. During his tenure with Alcoa, Mr Nicol held various sales, marketing and technical positions with the company. Mr Nicol’s prior materials experience includes aluminum, titanium, steel, stainless steel, magnesium and nickel base superalloys.