Senior Management

The members of the AMETEK Land Senior Management Team have been chosen for their outstanding professional experience and expertise, as well as for their strong personal values which align with the AMETEK company culture.

They each have their specific responsibilities, though they all remain focused on our Community, our Partners and our Employees.

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Justin Smith
Managing Director, AMETEK Land

Justin has been Managing Director of AMETEK Land since May 2015. Previous to being named Managing Director, Justin held the positions of Vice President of Operational Excellence (2011-2015) and Director of Operational Excellence (2006-2011) for the Process and Analytical Instruments Division with AMETEK, Inc. Justin held several senior global supply chain and Lean/Sigma management positions and worked for Irwin Industrial Tools part of the Newell Rubbermaid Group and Stanley Works group before beginning his career with AMETEK.  
 
“My vision as Managing Director is to ensure that we remain the number one choice for temperature measurement and combustion and environmental monitoring instrumentation around the world and that our leading technologies deliver better energy management and conservation whilst improving efficiencies and process control for our end users.”

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Phil Doyle
Customer Service Director, AMETEK Land

Phil Doyle joined AMETEK Land in 2013 as Customer Service Director. Phil is responsible for the Global Customer Service Team, which includes inside sales, order management/logistics and after-sales. Prior to joining the company Phil held several senior Customer Service positions in the USA, most notably at Avaya and Wavecom. Prior to locating to the USA, Phil was Supply Chain Manager at Sony Ericsson and was with the company for over 4 years in various management roles. Phil holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Technology & Management from the University of Bradford.

"Through working closely and collaborating with our customers, I aim to maintain AMETEK Land's focus of high quality, market leading products by delivering world class customer service. My team's focus is on providing our customers with a seamless experience from start to finish, whilst forging long term partnerships."

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Peter Drögmöller
Director of Innovation and Technology, AMETEK Land

Peter holds the position as Director of Innovation and Technology for AMETEK Land. Since joining in 2008 he held several Director level positions in Business Development, Design Engineering and Product Management. Peter has worked in several engineering and managerial positions within the non-contact temperature measurement instrumentation industry in Germany and the US since 1996. He holds a doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from the Dresden University of Technology.

“AMETEK Land has a long history of industry firsts and market leadership over the past 70 years. Our instruments provide our customers with solutions for their measurement and control needs. In many industries the AMETEK Land brand is regarded as the gold standard of temperature measurement. My main goal is to extend this leadership in existing and new markets through technology and innovation."

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Christopher Leonard
Director of Development and Product Management, AMETEK Land

Christopher has been Director of Development and Product Management since December 2017. Solution focused, Chris has extensive experience of accelerating the delivery of market leading products and services for challenging industrial sectors including; Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Metals and Process Industries. Previously, Chris was Business Development Director at Oxford Flow and also held multiple director positions within Sales and Marketing, plus was International Business Manager at Bryan Donkin RMG (Honeywell). He holds a BSc. in Chemistry with Scientific Industrial Management.

"I am proud to work in a business with such a strong reputation and brand value. I ensure that the technology and solutions for which AMETEK Land are known, continue to lead the market and provide valuable insight for customers into their processes to increase efficiency, productivity, and eventually profit."

Colin Mearns
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Colin Mearns

Finance Director, AMETEK Land

Colin has been the Finance Director of AMETEK Land since August 2013. Prior to joining the company, he was the Finance Director at Northern Engineering (Sheffield) Limited for five years, where he was responsible for all operational finance matters at its facilities in the UK and USA. Before joining Northern Engineering (Sheffield) Limited, Colin held several senior financial positions, most notably at CCL Label, Jarvis Porter PLC, and PwC (where he attained his ICAS Chartered Accountant qualification). Colin received a BA in Business Studies from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

"Looking forward, I see us continuing to build upon our successful long term strategic plan, which is backed up by our robust business and financial management processes, and focus and invest in product and market development to ensure we have the right products going into the markets for our long-term and future customers."

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Bernadette Murphy

Human Resource Manager, AMETEK Land

Bernadette has been the Human Resources (HR) Manager for AMETEK Land since April 2017. Prior to becoming part of the AMETEK Land team, Bernadette was the HR manager for Clark and Partners for more than 7 years and has held several senior HR positions at Shimizu Ltd. and Simpson Mahoney Parrock. Bernadette has a masters level in Generalist Human Resources from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  

"As AMETEK Land’s HR Manager, it is my job to make sure that we attract and retain talent into the organisation, within the right role, and provide support to enable them to reach their maximum potential. When hiring new members of the team I want to ensure that they have the qualities, support and training to allow the talent to grow, and be the best they can be. 
Workforce planning is essential to ensure the organisation can adapt to an ever changing business landscape,  and by attracting the right talent, sustaining and growing this talent within the Organisation, it allows us to achieve the business plans and objectives, now and in the future."


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Alan Tarry

Director of Operations, AMETEK Land

Alan has been AMETEK Land’s Operations Director since January 2015. Whilst being responsible for a wide variety of areas, Alan's main focus is on Operational Excellence, Value Engineering and Value Analysis. Prior to joining AMETEK Land, he was the Operations Director EMEA at Thomas & Betts for 7 years where he was responsible for a team of 600 employees. Before his appointment to Operations Director, Alan was a Plant Manager for 6 years and an Operations Manager for 3 years at Thomas & Betts. Alan holds an ONC & HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Doncaster Technical College.

“AMETEK Land is well positioned to support the future business growth throughout the operational organisation. The ongoing improvements now create a firm foundation to shape the future state of our company and further embrace the continuous improvement culture through development of process and people.”


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Ben Wileman

Divisional Vice President – Global Sales, AMETEK Land

Ben was appointed Divisional Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing for AMETEK Land and AMETEK Surface Vision in February 2018. Ben originally joined AMETEK Land in 2004 as a Commissioning & Applications Engineer and progressed through various technical, product management and sales roles before moving to Servomex as Senior Product Manager for Photometric products. In 2014, he returned to AMETEK Land and held various management positions, most recently as Director of Sales & Marketing.  Ben holds a BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University and is also a certified Kaizen facilitator in the AMETEK Commercial Excellence programme.

"My vision is for AMETEK Land to be the go to supplier for all industrial companies looking to solve complex measurement problems, and using our renowned and proven solutions enable them to significantly enhance their product quality, improve efficiencies and throughput, while at the same time control and reduce emissions. I am excited to lead a team of very talented application specialists, who work closely with our customers on the ground to deliver highly accurate industrial temperature and gas measurement solutions. I am also passionate that our prospective customers can easily learn about our industry and application specific solutions though our market leading marketing materials and online presences.”