Leadership Team, Americas West

Published: 08/01/2017

Kevin Hoekstra

Director, West Region

Kevin Hoekstra is the Regional Director, Americas West at Edgen Murray. Kevin is responsible for leading and developing the Western Region’s Commercial and Operations teams, including Edgen Murray’s Civil and Infrastructure group. With over 20 years of experience in energy and infrastructure, Kevin brings extensive knowledge within the distribution and fabrication market to his leadership role. In addition to leading commercial and operational activities, Kevin is responsible for reviewing and developing new sourcing strategies in an ever changing market. Kevin takes great pride in nurturing and developing relationships with Edgen Murray’s customers, mills and manufacturers. His vast product knowledge and understanding of complex material applications help further develop Edgen Murray’s staff, and ensure that his teams continue to grow as market leaders for the products and services they represent.

Chris Rosson

Regional Manager, West Coast and Rocky Mountains

With over 24 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure industries, Chris is responsible for all sales activity in the Western and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States. With his hands-on approach to the business, Chris is responsible for everything from Sales and Business Development, to training employees on systems, products, and best business practices. He prides himself and his team on giving outstanding customer service and routinely conducts product training sessions for customers in the region.  Chris is an integral part of Edgen Murray’s long-standing success in the West Coast and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States.

Chad Vogt

Senior Manager, Business Development - Civil and Infrastructure

As Edgen Murray continues to expand its footprint in the civil and infrastructure market, Chad and his team are focused on developing and maintaining client relationships, enhancing Edgen’s brand awareness, and winning new project opportunities. Chad has extensive experience in supplying industry leading products for heavy civil infrastructure projects, including; domestic & foreign “turnkey” steel piling solutions for deep foundations; whalers, pipe struts and deck beams for temporary support of excavation (SOE); and high-strength structural steels for above ground, Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS) applications. Edgen Murray’s Infrastructure Group has successfully executed projects of all shapes and sizes for Ports, Marine Terminals, Urban Mass Transit/Light Rail, Highways, Bridges and Multi-modal Facilities. With customer satisfaction as Edgen Murray’s primary goal, Chad is devoted to creating and offering innovative commercial and technical solutions beyond the traditional “client / vendor” relationship to bring value to the project stakeholders.

Max Driessen

Branch Manager, Edmonton/Camrose, Canada

As Branch Manager of our Edmonton office and Camrose pipe yard, Max is responsible for the comprehensive inventory management, including strategic sourcing from pipe mills, and logistics of Edgen’s pipe yard in Camrose County, Alberta. Additionally, Max manages the day-to-day regional sales activity in Canada. Max brings over 22 years of experience in the steel industry to his leadership role. With his broad technical expertise and in-depth understanding of diverse application needs, he serves as a go-to resource for both our customers and sales teams in Canada.

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