Our executive team gives us the stability, foresight, and direction that has grown Form Technologies into the global leader it is today.
Chief Executive Officer
Keith Weidman was promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer for Form Technologies in June of 2020. Having previously served as Chief Financial Officer for the company, Keith leverages his years of experience in our organization to propel the Form Technologies portfolio forward through multiple strategic channels. As CEO of Form, Keith continues to lead our global management team in the execution of our robust growth strategy, focused on adding value and opportunity to drive both top and bottom line results in our facilities around the globe.
Keith joined Dynacast, a division of Form Technologies, in 2012 as the Director of Corporate Accounting, moving up through progressive executive leadership roles, including EVP of Finance and Corporate Development, Group Chief Financial Officer, and serving as interim-CEO in early 2020. Keith was a foundational voice in championing Dynacast’s evolution through several key acquisitions, and was an integral leader for the formation of the larger Form Technologies platform.
Prior to joining Form Technologies, Keith held various senior financial leadership roles with Duke Energy in Charlotte, NC, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Keith has an undergraduate degree in business administration with a focus in accounting from West Virginia University.
As CEO, Keith remains committed to optimizing value throughout the Form Technologies platform for our customers, our employees, and shareholders alike.
Chief Financial Officer
As Form’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Adrian brings over a decade of experience to the table as CFO and EVP of both Form Technologies and Dynacast International. Adrian first joined Dynacast in 1990 to take on a reorganization project in New York and was later appointed as Dynacast Group Financial Controller in the UK. Following the acquisition of SPM by Dynacast in 1995, Adrian relocated to Anaheim, California as VP Finance for the new division.
Adrian left Dynacast in 1997 to join Kane Magnetics International where he served as CFO until 2002. In 2002 he joined Linamar Corporation, a Canadian automotive component and systems manufacturer, based in Ohio where he was Director of Finance for the Engine Division. Adrian rejoined Dynacast as CFO in 2005 and is based in the corporate office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Adrian has an undergraduate degree in economics and business, and is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying with Price Waterhouse in Manchester, England. Since leaving public accounting, his career has focused on engineering and component manufacturing industries.
Chief Financial Officer Designate
As Chief Financial Officer Designate for Form Technologies, Frank Iannielli will manage the growth and success of the Company’s financial functions, including treasury, accounting, and FP&A. He brings over two decades of experience in world-class accounting, corporate planning, and other strategic initiatives in global manufacturing to help drive business forward.
Before joining Form Technologies in October 2020, Frank served as CFO, Paper Division at Novolex Corporation where he was responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and business analysis for over 20 manufacturing sites. In the 5 years prior to his tenure as CFO, he held the position of VP of Global Business Analysis and Planning.
Frank has extensive experience with Fortune 500 and Private Equity portfolio companies, including Vice President of Finance, Packaging Division at Cenveo Corporation and Director of Global Business Analysis and Planning for Performance Fibers.
Frank earned a Master of Business Administration in finance and accounting from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Scranton. He is based in the corporate office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Chief Sales Officer
As Form Technologies Chief Sales Officer, Tom is responsible for leading all marketing initiatives and sales operations. Tom provides globally-focused strategic oversight and account management to our top customers and ensures brand scalability using data-driven marketing insights.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing, Tom started his career in the thermoplastic injection molding industry and began managing a regional sales team at Dynacast in 1997. From this position, he grew to manage Fortune 500 accounts and the international business development team to align Dynacast capabilities with the needs of multinational customers. Tom transitions to his current role from Signicast, where as Vice President of Sales for the division, he developed and nurtured a seamless sales platform and continuously grew the pipeline.
Tom brings decades of experience driving strategic sales initiatives and expanding global networks to each of the Form Technologies divisions.
President of Signicast and OptiMIM
Marc is responsible for ensuring operational development and growth for our global investment casting and metal injection molding businesses, including Signicast, CIREX, and OptiMIM. Marc brings 30 years of experience driving sales growth and improving the manufacturing processes of precision components for automotive, aerospace, and defense industries, including machining, coating, and sub-assembly.
Prior to joining Form Technologies, Marc forged an exceptional career in the investment casting industry. He comes to us from Cera-Met, where he led manufacturing operations and commercial strategy as Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for 5 years. He also served as the Executive Vice President of U.S. Operations at Hitchiner Manufacturing, where he was responsible for all U.S. manufacturing operations and strategic applications. Previously, he served as General Manager of Doncasters, and as General Manager and Managing Director for Cronite Precision Casting. He also spent 10 years at Howmet, holding several management positions in engineering, quality, manufacturing, and sales.
Marc earned his master’s degree in strategic leadership at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, and earned a DEST of metallurgy at the University of Nancy in France. Marc served on the board of directors of ICI Investment Casting Institute, and is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.
Marc is unifying our businesses with strategic initiatives, driving financial growth and technological advancements at Signicast, CIREX, and OptiMIM. Focusing on talent development, streamlining knowledge transfer, and process automation, Marc proves himself to be a valuable asset to the Form Technologies Group.
Dynacast Executive Vice President, Europe
Josef is Dynacast's Executive Vice President, Europe. After joining Dynacast in 1989, Josef worked as a Sales Engineer and Sales Manager with part time responsibility for engineering before being promoted to General Manager of Dynacast Austria in 2000.
Prior to joining Dynacast, he worked as Supervisor for Huick, a felt manufacturer for paper machines. He was also a Manager of Tooling and Engineering for NSW which mass produces fasteners. Josef holds a degree in mechanical engineering and has completed additional coursework in finance and management at Warwick Business School in London and St. Gallen Management & Business School in Switzerland.
Inn Nam Yong
Dynacast Executive Vice President, Asia
Inn Nam Yong is Executive Vice President, Asia. Joining the Dynacast team in 2018, Inn Nam brings over 30 years of experience as an experienced and seasoned senior global manager with deep experience in developing businesses, operations, and teams in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to Dynacast, Inn Nam was the Chief Operating Officer for Hi-P International. He was responsible for all P&L for the whole group. Prior to that, Inn Nam Yong was the Vice President of Business Development at Hi-P. In this role, he was responsible for customer development and program activities as well as developing new business for the group. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, as well as Masters in both Robotics Engineering and International Business from the National University of Singapore.
Dynacast Executive Vice President, North America
Reza Messdaghi is the Executive Vice President of North America for the Dynacast Division.
Reza has been with the Dynacast organization for nearly 25 years. Progressing his career through engineering, sales, and operational leadership, Reza has gained vast and intimate technical knowledge of the die casting industry, making him instrumental in the growth of Dynacast and Form Technologies.
In 2016 Reza was appointed General Manager of Dynacast Elgin where in just three short years he was responsible for a full operational turnaround of the facility. By implementing effective manufacturing and business development strategies, Elgin gained higher profitability and increased customer satisfaction. Prior to 2016, Reza spent over a decade in various sales roles including Vice President of Sales, where he developed the North American sales team into a multi-structured sales department.
Reza holds an Automotive Systems Engineering degree from Kingston University in London.