Derrick Corporation Appoints New Senior Vice President, Mining & Industrial Division

Alex Cortez joins Derrick’s senior leadership, bringing decades of global business development experience.

March 17, 2023 – Buffalo, New York, USA. Derrick® Corporation announced today the appointment of Alex Cortez as Senior Vice President, Mining & Industrial Division. With his experience owning and operating mines, managing mining equipment manufacturers, and innovating digital situational awareness technology, Cortez’s world-class expertise embodies the Derrick ethos – Global Family. Pioneering Technology.

With a history of developing cross-functional sales and service teams worldwide, Cortez’s addition to Derrick’s leadership will serve to strengthen the deep foundation of trust between Derrick and its global partners.

As CEO of the U.S. subsidiary of Sweden’s Mobilaris Mining & Civil Engineering until 2022, Cortez spearheaded the proliferation of Mobilaris Mining Intelligence system, state-of-the-art safety software that tracks workers and equipment in mining operations.

His knowledge of global operations throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico, South America, Africa, Australia, China, and Russia will help us grow in the mining and industrial sectors.

“Derrick Corporation empowers companies worldwide to perform more responsibly in ways only possible due to our proprietary technology. Alex understands the pivotal role of innovative technology in mining and industrial operations, which is a critical component of our growth model,” Mitch Derrick, CEO of Derrick Corporation.

We welcome Mr. Cortez to the Derrick family and look forward to the continuing evolution of pioneering technology Derrick Corporation is known for by clients around the world.

About Derrick
Derrick Corporation is a family-owned and operated company with a global presence focused on pioneering fine-separation technology. Since 1951, Derrick has manufactured innovative technologies serving the Mining & Industrial, Oil & Gas Drilling, and Civil Construction industries. Derrick offers its clients leading-edge solutions and around-the-clock, award-winning service to maximize separation efficiency. Derrick’s products are renowned for their rugged reliability in industries known for intensely challenging environments and ever-evolving demands.

For More Information, Contact:
Frank Russom
Director of Marketing & Communications
Derrick Corporation
590 Duke Road
Buffalo, New York 14225
Office: +1 (716) 683-9010


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