Leadership Team

Solex is driven by a team of diverse individuals who have rich and immeasurable experience and achievements in their field. Their collective knowledge base and exemplary commitment to innovation, research, quality and service is unprecedented, positioning Solex as a leader in its class.

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Neville Jordison , CEO/President & Founding Partner

Neville Jordison is the CEO & Founding Partner of Solex Thermal Science. Under his leadership from 1999, Solex has evolved from a division of Cominco Engineering Services to the company it is today.

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Mark Maertens-Poole, Chief Financial Officer

Mark Maertens-Poole joined Solex Thermal Science in 2017 as CFO. Mark provides leadership in all areas of financial management, human resources and information technology. He is a CPA, CA with over 20 years of experience in international businesses ranging from large public companies to start-ups.

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Claudio Forniciov , Executive Vice President

Founding partner of Solex, Claudio Forniciov now directs all sales strategies and activities. He is also responsible for managing the Solex network throughout Europe and Russia.

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Peter Menchenton , Vice President Operations

Peter Menchenton joined Solex Thermal Science in 2016 as the Technical Services Manager for North America, and brought with him many years of experience managing multi-disciplinary technical teams.  He now fills the role of Vice President of Operations where he leads the engineering and design, project management and technical service groups.

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Robert McGillivray , Vice President Business Development

Robert McGillivray is responsible for leading New Product Development and North American Sales at Solex Thermal Science. Robert has over 25 years of experience in strategy, corporate development, sales and product innovation with technology companies.

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Pedro Moran , Vice President Sales, Europe & ROW

Pedro P. Moran joined Solex Thermal Science in 2008 as a Sales Engineer based in the UK. With extensive experience in international sales and business development he moved to South America Sales Manager in 2011, starting up operations for the company in this region.


Ashley Byman , Vice President Research & Development

Ashley Byman joined Solex Thermal Science in 2001, with many years of experience in the powder and bulk solids processing industry. Ashley manages Solex research and development projects, developing new product lines and enhancing the capabilities of current product offerings.


Igor Makarenko , Managing Director, Russia & FSU

Igor Makarenko joined Solex Thermal Science in 2010 as a Project Manager. Now, Managing Director he is focused on driving growth in Russia and FSU. With 13 years of management experience in industry roles, Igor has brought his experience to the Solex team and during his time with Solex he has taken on various complex international assignments. 

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