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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.

Justin Smith Portrait_______________________________
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.”

Phil Doyle_______________________________
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."

Colin Mearns
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."

Alan Tarry_______________________________
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.”

David Primhak_______________________________
David Primhak

Director of Development and Product Management, AMETEK Land

David joined AMETEK Land in 2019 as Director of Development and Product Management. Previously he held the positions of Sales and Marketing Director at GeoSLAM, Sales Director at Fluke Corporation and spent 10 years earlier with AMETEK Land in a variety of technical and customer-facing sales roles.  David is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Engineering and Technology, holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Engineering from the University of Exeter and an MSc in Engineering and Management from Sheffield Hallam University.

"My focus is to continue AMETEK Land’s long tradition of working closely with our customers and partners to bring high quality, world-leading products to market. I am passionate about my team gaining deep insights into the markets we serve and enabling AMETEK Land to provide technological solutions that help our customers to operate more safely and efficiently than ever before."