Ron Yuers is the founder and current chairman of the board. As a life-long entrepreneur, Ron combined all previous experience with a vision and determination to build a multi-national business enterprise that serves the construction industry worldwide.
Kari Yuers, FACI, is a recognized leader and sought-after speaker on corporate growth strategies, innovation management, corporate culture and export development. She gained a wealth of experience in risk management and strategic global growth through building Kryton International from a Vancouver BC-based family operation into an international organization with offices and distribution in over 50 countries.
With more than 30 years of financial expertise, Susan Haines has been a key component of the Kryton Team since 1999. Susan is directly responsible for the financial systems, processes and reporting globally for Kryton as well as being the head of human resources.
With over 30 years of operational excellence, Bernie Fairclough’s remit includes driving product quality, efficiency and increasing global capacity. Bernie assumes the responsibility for the manufacture and distribution of Kryton’s product line in over 50 countries worldwide.
A Civil Engineer, Umesh Kakkar has more than 4 decades of experience in the Indian and international construction industry. Umesh is recognized as a leading expert in concrete durability and concrete waterproofing and guides the Kryton India team in developing real world waterproofing solutions. Umesh excels at developing and harnessing best practices in order to provide customizable waterproofing solutions.
Alireza Biparva has over 16 years of experience in technical sales, research and product development which provides him with the ideal skillsets to lead Kryton’s Research and Development team in evolving smart waterproofing products and technologies. He is internationally recognized
Jeff Bowman is a key driver within the Kryton R&D team with over a decade of dedicated experience in defining and developing best practice within the crystalline admixtures and repair materials category. Jeff has written extensively on waterproofing technologies and has helped to develop new products that ensure structural durability.
Alain has over two decades of global expertise in construction, property management, distribution networks and business turnaround. He has travelled to and consulted on hundreds of projects in major international regions such as Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Through his global experiences, Alain draws his inspiration from all the amazing architecture and the diversity that the construction industry presents. Alain manages a dynamic team to achieve the company’s global initiatives for distribution, major accounts and lead generation.
Kris is an inspirational leader and trainer with an enthusiastic ‘get it done’ approach to project management and business development. With his 20 years of product-focused experience, Kris has proven to be integral to drive and support the development and promotion of new and existing concrete waterproofing products at Kryton.
Brian has been involved in concrete construction (and demolition) for more than 25 years. For the last 15 years, he has been helping Kryton’s construction partners build dry and durable concrete structures using Kryton’s Krystol technology. In his current role, he supports his team of Territory Managers across Canada and the USA to continue growing the business 20% year over year. Brian has worked on concrete projects in 10 provinces and 43 states and brings a lot of hands-on experience in a variety of applications from tunnels and water containment to large foundations and marine concrete.
As a practicing engineer and seasoned sales professional, Alfonso Urquidi has developed strong industry acumen within the unique areas of Latin America. With over 10 years at Kryton, Alfonso brings deep technical knowledge and experience in fostering relationships.
Ning Ma joined Kryton China in 2017 as General Manager. He is responsible for overall business operations and growth for Kryton in China. Ning has an MBA in International Business with significant expertise in business development, public affairs, marketing and financial analysis. Among his strengths are sales channel development, strategy and leadership. He has extensive skills in working with multinational teams.
As Kryton’s Regional Manager of the Middle East, Fadi Farhat has been key in developing strong end-user and distributor relationships, as well as technical expertise. Fadi is responsible for developing the business in the region, driving concrete crystalline waterproofing specifications, and supporting new construction and remedial rehabilitation projects.
With over 20 years experience supporting projects in the concrete and construction industries, John Andersen brings extensive technical knowledge to a long portfolio of projects in Western Canada. Moreover, his pragmatic can do attitude and collaborative approach has made him invaluable when partnering with multiple stakeholders.
A decade of experience in the construction industry dealing with architects, engineers and contractors. Carlos combines his industry experience with his business background to provide a unique perspective to clients ranging from small to large projects. Experienced in multiple facets of business including ; marketing, purchasing, sales, manufacturing and distribution provide Carlos with a well-rounded understanding of business which helps him be a consultant to his customers and provide solutions to their concrete waterproofing and durability issues. Carlos establishes a mutually beneficial relationship with his distribution customers in order to help them maximize their market share. Past board member of the Northern NJ Builders Association (NNJBA) and current member of ICRI Metro NY and Carolinas.
Over a decade of industry experience in key roles has allowed Shannon Counsil the opportunity to understand the building needs of her territory. Currently a member of SEABEC and ICRI, Shannon actively contributes to a rapidly evolving industry.
With over 13 years of construction industry experience, as well as a background in civil engineering and business, Johnny Nassif has developed a keen insight into the critical requirements to ensure durable and waterproof concrete throughout the UAE.
Ivan Tan’s Asia Pacific expertise encompasses distributor development, relationship building, and technical expertise. Ivan actively supports a wide-range of network distributors by promoting best practice and cultivating distributor excellence. Ivan’s strength also rests on being able to harness his product expertise to drive concrete waterproofing specifications to support new construction and remedial rehabilitation projects.
Christine began her career with Kryton China in 2011 as a Marketing Administrator. With her expertise in the construction industry and excellent relationships with many market audiences, Christine was promoted in 2018 to Territory Manager. Christine looks forward to supporting the growth of existing Kryton China Distributors.
With a strong technical and engineering background, Dapeng, in his role as Technical Support – China has delivered local product and application support since 2007. Dapeng was promoted to Territory Manager in 2018, focused on recruiting new Partners to join the Kryton China Distributor network.
With 18 years of sales experience in developing markets, Jacobo Giacoman is responsible for supporting and growing the Kryton network in Mexico. Jacobo has a background in Chemical Engineering and has experience working in direct sales as well as through distribution channels. Jacobo is a member of ACI, and is available to consult on all concrete waterproofing, hardening and durability projects throughout Mexico.