OUR TEAM

Martin Weinberg

President & CEO, Founder and Chief Innovator, managing the traditional business and leading initiatives in new products, services and markets, Xamax Industries Inc.

Martin’s training is as an electrical engineer. His passions include: improving existing products, inventing new products, and securing additional patents. He founded Xamax and merged it with a predecessor company that he also built.

He holds patents for products in the electrical, personal care, FRP, and healthcare industries. He obtained his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from City College, and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science. He’s also a Senior Member with IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering) where he provides thought leadership on power, energy, and standards.

Jim Yuan 

Senior Sales Vice President, Xamax Industries Inc.

Jim is a sales professional and has helped drive Xamax sales growth over the past two decades. Previously working for General Electric, Jim has an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut.

Carol Evancovitch 

In-house Sales and Customer Support, Xamax Industries Inc.

Carol provides in-house sales and customer support providing answers quickly and efficiently. Her friendly, professional manner delights customers, and her extensive twenty year career at Xamax has enabled her to acquire significant knowledge of company’s products, services, processes and timelines.

Tony Luna 

Quality Manager, Quality & Reliability Professional, Xamax Industries Inc.

Tony leads Xamax’s quality program, ensuring that the company consistently meets and exceeds customer expectations. He also leads the company’s Quality Management System so that it’s compliant with ISO9001:2008.

His experience includes quality and process improvement positions at Swift Textile Metalizing, Pitney Bowes Seagate Technology and Mico Motion. He was an Engineering Duty Officer with the US Navy in the Naval Sea Systems Command. Tony has a B.S. in Materials Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Theresa Syc

Controller, Xamax Industries Inc.

Theresa is a financial professional that has a record of contributions in planning, analysis, and implementing controls to improve efficiency and overall effectiveness. She has a reputation for creating a customer-focused team environment and applying computer and technical expertise to implement process/system changes to streamline operations. Theresa has demonstrated leadership skills with ability to build and coach teams to improve productivity, reduce costs and maximize profitability.
Her career experience includes: Pitney Bowes, Black & Decker, Thule, IDEX Corporation, and Lex Products.

Theresa holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelor’s Degree from Sacred Heart University both in Accounting. She is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.

Bob Markowski 

Vice President of Sales and New Product Development: FRP & Electrical, Xamax Industries Inc.

Bob combines his engineering background with sales to develop new products and improve existing ones. He holds an undergraduate degree in engineering, and a Masters of Operations and M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

George Chism 

National Sales Manager, Technical fabric solutions for composites and specialty applications, Xamax Industries Inc.

George develops relationships with national accounts and direct end users. His background in technical nonwovens means he can find solutions and cost savings, as well as develop customized products for existing and new customers.

Paul Oei

Vice President -Operations, Xamax Industries Inc.

As Vice President – Operations, Paul is responsible for manufacturing, supply chain, customer service, quality, and EHS functions in support of XAMAX’s products.

Paul’s long experience in leadership roles for engineering and operations includes: Nuvera, FuelCell Energy, New York Graphics Society, AAR Engine Component Services, Pratt & Whitney and General Electric. Paul is a practitioner of lean manufacturing techniques.  He is a GE six-sigma master black belt, was trained by Shingijutsu of Japan in the Toyota Production Method and John Costanza in Demand Flow Technology.

Paul holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree from The Cooper Union. Professionally, he has completed the MIT Sloan School Supply Chain Management Certification Program and the GE Executive Management and Business Development Training Program.

Margaret Pederson 

Chief Administrative Officer, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Strategy, Marketing, Digital, Xamax Industries Inc.

Margaret is an experienced director of public and private companies. Her earlier career included Division President and other senior management roles of leading global companies. Her education includes Harvard Business School (M.B.A.), London School of Economics (G.C.) and University of Virginia (Honors Program).