Jeffery L. Grady - CEO
Jeffery has had a long hand-on management career, creating success across various countries in Central Europe. His career has included turnaround management, restructuring, and investment via private equity vehicles and venture capital. Jeffery was previously the CEO of Metalplast Oborniki, where he and Maciej were the key ‘drivers’ of a very successful turnaround on behalf of private equity and institutional shareholders. The company was successfully sold to Ruuki Construction after the turnaround. Jeffery has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Yale University.
Alexander Karnovsky - Group Chief Financial Officer
Alex has started his professional development with two Fortune 500 companies in the FMCG and Home Improvement industry respectively. Later on Alex transitioned into medium sized companies Xerium Technologies Inc., where he held several executive finance positions with continuously increasing scope and responsibility and Durafiber Technologies Inc. where he served as CFO of the European operations. Alex has held offices in Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the United States. He graduated from Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien with a diploma in Business Administration.
Corné Zijlmans - Chief Commercial Officer
Corné, an engineer and designer, has over 30 years of experience working within the cladding sector. His last 27 years have been with the Dutch company Scheldebouw b.v. (part of the Permasteelisa Group since 1995) where he has held many roles ranging from Head of Tender Designers, Project & Sales Manager, Commercial Director, through to Sales Director. Throughout his career Corné has been at the front end of the cladding industry, managing client expectations and developing relations working both in and outside The Netherlands. Of his many career highlights, Corné was actively involved in the first projects in China for Scheldebouw (1993) and the new Hong-Kong airport. During his time in the UK with Permasteelisa Group, he coordinated the different brands (Gartner, Scheldebouw and Permasteelisa, etc), and together with his sales teams developed strategies that would lead the company to growth whilst achieving the highest margins with the lowest possible risk.
Jacek Janczuk - Operational Excellence Officer
Jacek was the leader of the Department of Organization and IT in Metalplast Oborniki (1992-1997). Then he was the founder and owner of a company providing IT services and process management, especially for sandwich panel and manufacturing companies across several countries of Europe. From 2005-2008 he was Team Leader for building and implementing a global Order-to-Delivery panels production process system for Ruukki Construction. Additionally, Jacek was the Project Manager for the start-up and implementation of 6 large sandwich panel production operations in Poland, Scandinavia, Romania and Ukraine. Jacek has over 20 years of experience in starting and optimizing the production of sandwich panels and steel constructions.
Jure Gošte - Commercial Director
Jure has been working with Trimo for more than 15 years. After an initial two years apprenticeship he was given the role of developing the business and Trimo brand in United Kingdom. Within 5 years, operations in the UK had developed to become a key and leading market for the Trimo Group. Upon his return to Trimo HQ back in 2008, he took over the estimating department, which is responsible for tendering the for most complex projects, including design, building steel structures, building envelope and installation. Three years ago he was given the role of group sales director and is holding one of the key roles within Trimo's Group business development, together with his dedicated sales team and is personally involved in securing major projects and contracts.
Anton Janc - Director Of Legal And HR Affairs
Anton has been working with Trimo for almost 15 years. After an initial two years apprenticeship, he started to work as legal adviser. Within next 8 years he lead the development of the legal organisation of the Trimo Group. After 2012 he was included in the team starting the financial restructuring of the Trimo Group taking care of negotiating the Master restructuring Agreement and connected collaterals with the bank consortium. The process was successfully finished by 2014 when he took over the care for due diligence in the process of selling the company. Two years ago he was given the role of Trimo Group legal director and in the beginning of 2017 he took over also human resource affairs.