Special Metals: correction

The following press release is a correction of an earlier release.
Dr Jesse Chen, General Manager of Special Metals Welding Products Company,
formerly Inco Alloys International, Inc.’s Welding Products Company, announces the following organisational changes:
Director Sales and Marketing: Mr Deryk Webster. Deryk’s 23-year career in the welding supplies industry began in 1979 with Oerlikon Welding, a leading European based welding consumables manufacturer. A Chartered Engineer with a formal education in Metallurgy
he subsequently held positions in Technical Services, Product and Commercial management. Deryk was appointed General Manager of Oerlikon Welding’s UK business in 1990 remaining with Oerlikon until joining Inco Alloys International, Inc.’s Welding Products Company in February 1997 as Commercial Manager for the European Region. In the newly created position of Director of Sales and Marketing, Deryk will be responsible for creating and leading a global organisation and to ensure appropriate focus of the company’s world-wide S&M activities.
Global Marketing Manager: Mr Jim Walker. Jim is a professional engineer who trained and worked as a Metallurgist with Bonney Forge International and Babcock & Wilcox in the U.K between 1971–82 before joining the Welding Manufacturing Industry with Phillips
Welding. He has since held positions as Welding Engineer, Product Manager, Sales
Manager and Marketing Manager with Phillips Welding, Esab Group, and Oerlikon Welding respectively before joining Inco Alloys International, Inc.’s Welding Products Company in 1997 as European Marketing Manager.
In his new role Jim will continue to be based at the companies European Office in the UK and managing the global activities with colleagues at the company headquarters in Newton, North Carolina. Jim Walker reports to Deryk Webster, Director of Sales and Marketing.
Dr Chen is a Fellow of ASM and has held a number of technical and management positions with multinationals including CB&I, Cabot, FMC, and Ingersoll Rand. Most recently, he was Chairman and General Manager of Ingersoll Rand?s bearing operation in China, the Torrington Wuxi Bearings Company.
Special Metals Welding Products Company is the world’s leading developer and producer of nickel alloy welding consumables.

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