Theodore F. Lyon
Managing Director — Metals, Hatch Associates
Theodore F. Lyon is managing director — bulk metals for Hatch Associates, with responsibility for its Iron & Steel and Light Metals Businesses, and president of Hatch Associates Consultants Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., USA — the U.S.-based unit of the Hatch Group, which is headquartered in Mississauga, Ont., Canada. He is responsible for client development, technology development and applications, project development and execution, and overall business performance associated with Hatch’s advisory, technical consulting, engineering, and project delivery services to the iron and steel and light metals industries worldwide. Lyon began his career with Conoco Inc. in the petrochemicals, chemicals and polymers business, and held various maintenance, operations, and engineering and project management positions in Maryland, Louisiana and Mississippi. In 1990, he joined Eichleay Engineers and progressed through various management positions to vice president — business development before joining the Hatch Group in 2002. Lyon earned both his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering (1980) and M.B.A. (1993) from the University of Pittsburgh and is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, Mississippi and Louisiana. He is active with AIST as a Foundation Trustee, and is chairman of the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Visiting Committee.