International powder handling and process containment leader Dec Group announces that Andrew Milner has assumed responsibilities as chief executive officer (CEO) of Dec-USA Inc.
Milner will be responsible for Dec’s North American business expansion and will also engage in the wider strategic development of the Dec Group globally, reporting to the group’s board of directors.
UK-born Milner has extensive international business experience leading businesses in the UK, the US, India, China, United Arab Emirates, and Canada, where he currently resides.
Milner holds a 1st Class Bachelor of Engineering Degree (BEng) from Leeds Met University, and spent his early career in the flow control industry in progressive engineering & general management roles, with corporations including the Weir Group PLC and Flowserve Corp.
“I am looking forward to my new responsibilities within the Dec Group focusing on full customer excellence, overall efficiency, inorganic and organic growth acceleration, as well as global strategy deployment,” said Milner. “The Dec Group has a strong reputation for product innovation, engineering excellence and a forward-thinking business mindset. I am very pleased to be part of the next phase of Dec's evolution.”
Milner joins NJ-based Dec-USA from his previous role as president of IDEX Material Processing Technologies, with responsibility for The Fitzpatrick Co., Matcon Ltd, Microfluidics International Corp., and Quadro Engineering Corp, with facilities in Canada, the US, the UK, and India.
Dec is a leading global provider of contained powder handling systems and is recognized as a world leader in process containment technologies. It has been supplying the pharmaceutical, chemical, food, and cosmetic industries for more than 30 years.
Headquartered near Lausanne, Switzerland, Dec has a global presence with subsidiaries and agents in more than 30 countries, including subsidiaries in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Poland, India, China, and the US.