Leadership Team

John Buckridge

John Buckridge

Group President, Marmon Metal Services

John Buckridge is the Group President of Marmon Metal Services. John has been with Marmon since 2017.  Before being promoted to Group President, he served as the President of Future Metals. John is a United States Navy Veteran and is a Board Member of Operation Socrates, an organization that provides a pipeline for military veterans to become teachers in K-12 schools, increasing the diversity of teachers in the United States. When not traveling, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 daughters.

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Adam Wiechman

President, Marmon Keystone US

Adam Wiechman is the President of Marmon Keystone US.  Strategic Business and Engineering Leader with Proven Track Record in Driving Sustainable Growth through Innovative Team Building, Employee Engagement, and Inspirational Leadership. Effective Communicator and Public Speaker with Master's Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business.

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Aaron Kranz

Aaron Kranz

President, Lakeland Manufacturing & RPM

Aaron leads Marmon Metal Service's manufacturing companies, Lakeland Mfg. & Reed Precision Machine. He started at Marmon in 2002 as a Sales Trainee. Aaron’s favorite part about working at Marmon/Keystone is the exposure to worldwide diversity.  He spends weekends engaging in various activities with the kids and golfing. He likes to wind down with some laughs, watching episodes of Seinfeld and Sebastien Maniscalco - a true testament to his sense of humor. Aaron holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Mount Marty University. Go Minnesota Vikings!

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Lou Germano

Lou Germano

President, Marmon/Keystone Mexico

Lou is President of Marmon/Keystone Mexico. Lou has been with the company for 38 years and has held numerous positions including Account Manager, Sales Manager, Branch Manager, VP of Purchasing, VP of Sales, and President of M/K Canada. Lou’s favorite part about Marmon/Keystone has been receiving the support and resources he needed to grow markets, promote quality products and services, and advance acquisitions.  When he’s not working, you can find Lou cheering on the Toronto Maple Leaf’s or golfing with his two very athletic sons. Lou has a German Shepherd named Maeve, who often spends time with him in the office. Lou studied Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M and Strategic Metals Management at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Sebastien Gallant

Sebastien Gallant

President, Marmon/Keystone Canada

Sebastien is the President of Marmon/Keystone Canada. Sebastien started with Marmon Keystone as an Inside Sales Supervisor for the Boucherville, QC facility in 2005. He then took on the role of Regional Manager in 2013. As the parents of four young boys, Sebastien and his wife Karine are always busy with their activities and cherish every minute of it. His outlook on life is no matter what you do, if you do it with people that you love, then it’s the perfect way to spend time. Sebastien is a highly motivated person; "I’m Still Standing” by Elton John is the only song he could listen to on repeat, and it would never get old. Sebastien holds a degree in Marketing Management from the University of Montreal.

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Margaret Paauwe

Margaret Paauwe

VP of Human Resources

Margaret joined Marmon's Rail and Leasing Group in August 2020. In her current rote as Vice President, Human Resources for On-Site Services. Margaret has been instrumental in delivering HR support and business solutions resulting in increased employee engagement and reduced total turnover across a workforce of more than 2,000 employees located at more than 200 U.S. and Canada locations. !n this role, Margaret reimagined the HR delivery organization and model. establishing a contemporary HR structure and value streams moving from administrative to strategic while strengthening HR capabilities by forming a center of excellence to unify and drive consistency throughout On-Site Services groups.

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Robert Coppens

Rob Coppens

VP of Sales & Supply Chain Mgmt.

Rob is Marmon/Keystone’s VP of Sales and Supply Chain Management. Rob has over 25 years in the metals industry. From fabrication and manufacturing to service center supply chain management, he has worked in various roles and levels of management. He is impressed with the management team synergies he has experienced so far at Marmon/Keystone. In his free time, you are likely to find Rob spending time outdoors with his family hiking, cycling or enduro riding. Rob has a passion for hockey and fondly remembers how his father never missed a single hockey game of his growing up. Robert holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario in Economics and Urban Development. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from Humber College.

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Rob Shah

Rob Shah

VP of Quality

Rob is the VP of Quality for Marmon/Keystone. Rob started with M/K in 2022 as the Director of Quality and Continuous Improvement and was soon after promoted to VP of Operations. He loves how working for Marmon/Keystone provides access to additional learning opportunities through LinkedIn Learning. During his time off, he is pursuing a 2nd degree black belt in Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Hapkido, and Judo. He also enjoys spending time with his family and his dogs, Biggie and Bubba. Rob attended Keller Graduate school of Management and earned his MBA with a concentration in Operations Management.

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USA Presidents

William Horwitz

1907-1951

W. Lamar Wilkenson

1979-1989

Vern Abel

2017-2019

Norman E. Gottschalk

1989-2012

Maurice Horwitz

1951-1978

Joseph Turner

1978-1978

Jim Van Ingen

2016

Jamie Martin

2019-Present

J.T. "Tim" Spatafore

2012-2014

Alan Wilkinson

2014-2016

Canada Presidents

Lou Germano

2013-Present

Douglas Williams

1979-2004

David Rombough

2004-2013

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