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Industry & Product Managers

The members of the AMETEK Land Product and Industry Management Team play a crucial role in implementing strategy, roadmap and feature definition for our product and industry specific lines.

They each have specific technical expertise and in-depth product and industry knowledge which help shape our product line development and target industry focuses.
Industry Managers

Philipee KerboisPhilippe Kerbois
Global Industry Manager - Glass
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Philippe, previously Regional Sales Manager EMEA – Glass for AMETEK Land, has over 20 years’ experience in high value, complex technical solution sales with specialities in glass, renewable energies, automotive, water filtration, energy production, gas turbines, automation, building automation and oil and gas. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering (Diploma of Higher education) associated to ESTACA degree (Aeronautics and Automotive Engineering school).

James Cross_______________________________
James Cross
Global Industry Manager - Hydrocarbon Processing (HPI).
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James works with end-users, OEMs, EPCs, technology licensors, and a network of global partners to ensure that AMETEK Land’s industry leading technology is implemented across the hydrocarbon and petrochemical industry, to make improvements to process quality, efficiency, and safety. He applies his ten-years of experience with high temperature furnace instrumentation to HPI processes such a hydrogen, ammonia, methanol production using steam methane reformer furnaces, ethylene production using steam cracking furnaces, and other process including flare monitoring, gassifying, sulphur recovery thermal reactors, and more refinery and petrochemical processes.

Prasath Venkatasamy_____________________________
Prasath Venkatasamy

Global Industry Manager - Metals
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Prasath is responsible for leading the growth and development of the company's thermal imaging and temperature measurement products for the global metal segment. He is committed to utilising the latest advancements in digitalisation and decarbonisation to drive growth in this industry. He has also developed a strong network in the metals industry, using over 18 years of industrial & analytical instrumentation experience to achieve sales through a go-to-market strategy and support long-term growth objectives for the business.

Product Managers
Manfred Hayk, Global Infrared (IR) Product ManagerManfred Hayk
Global Infrared (IR) Product Manager
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With a degree Dipl.-Ing. (FH) from the university of applied science MFHI, specialising in laser technology and optical metrology, Manfred Hayk has over 25 years of technical, product and application development and sales support experience in optical and infrared metrologies. He focuses on developing our full range of non-contact temperature measurement products, including process thermal imagers and applications.

Derek Stuart, Global Product Manager - Power_______________________________ 
Derek Stuart
Global Product Manager - Power, Combustion and Environmental
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Derek Stuart has more than 25 years' experience in industrial gas measurements. As a product development specialist, he was responsible for the design of several continuous emissions monitors, including the successful 4500 opacity monitor which is used to monitor particulate matter emissions in stack gases worldwide. He is a Chartered Physicist, a member of ASTM with contributions to several ASTM standards, and holds two patents in the field of opacity monitoring.