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New Chief Executive Takes the Helm at Boomerang Tube

1/22/2019 - Oil country tubular goods maker Boomerang Tube LLC has named a veteran of the oilfield products and services industry as its new chief executive.

In a statement, Boomerang said Paul DeWeese began his new duties on 9 January. DeWeese has a demonstrated record of developing new business and improving performance, company officials said. 

“We are proud to welcome Paul as the CEO of our prospering organization,” said Boomerang chairman John Fontana. “His impressive background demonstrates a proven expertise for increased profitability, product development and operational excellence in the oil and gas market. We are looking forward to a thriving relationship that drives our company into the next level of growth.” 

DeWeese holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and has served as the chief executive officer for three major corporations in the oil, gas and industrial markets — Epic Industrial Solutions LLC, Southwest Oilfield Products Inc. and Socotherm S.p.A.

“It is truly an honor to be chosen as Boomerang Tube’s CEO, and I am readily prepared to spearhead the company’s aggressive 2019 goals,” DeWeese said. 

“Backed by strong investors, knowledgeable owners, a world-class team and one of the best plants in the industry, Boomerang
Tube is poised and ready to do great things. This year we will target zero lost-time incidents, 400,000 tons of product shipment and an overall growth rate of 35%.”