Evan Smith

Evan Smith

CEO

“As CEO, I most appreciate Hypertherm’s combination of long-term orientation and Associate ownership. In a world of constant corporate restructurings and turnover, we enjoy a rare constancy of purpose afforded by our traditions, our ownership structure and our culture, to focus on our customers, invest for the long term, and just strive daily for improvement.”

Aaron Brandt

Aaron Brandt

Executive Vice President, Technology

“What I enjoy most about Hypertherm is our approach to innovation and technology development. Getting to witness the passion of our engineers as they push the limits of current technology, fearlessly taking on challenges, always energizes me. I am also proud of the values we prioritize in our designs, trying to deliver the best possible outcomes for our customers while also considering the impact our products have on people and the environment.”

Mike Daly

Mike Daly

Executive Vice President, Operations

“Hypertherm Associate-owners are constantly searching for ways to improve products, processes, and ways of conducting business to better serve our customers. When that same energy and dedication to improvement motivates our Associates to volunteer in the communities in which we live and work, the true power of the Hypertherm Associates ownership model is on full display and is truly inspiring.”

Jenny Levy

Jenny Levy

Executive Vice President, People, Community and Environment

“Hypertherm exists so our Associates, our customers, our communities, and our planet will all thrive for the long-term. I believe we have the power, in fact, an obligation to make a positive difference in how and why work gets done. I am energized every day by working with all areas of our business value stream toward building true triple bottom line benefit.”

Gordon Rice

Gordon Rice

Executive Vice President, Waterjet

“The thing I am most proud of at Hypertherm is our relentless commitment to preserving and cultivating our ownership culture and core values. These are not just words that appear on our walls, they are integral to every decision we make. As Owners we are committed to creating an engaging environment for all Associates, delivering value to our Customers, developing leading edge technology, continuously improving how we do things, and providing unwavering support of our local communities. The result is a unique culture that makes Hypertherm a dynamic and fun place to be.”

Hidde van Hoeven

Hidde van Hoeven

Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing

“Hypertherm is unique in its focus on the customer, while remaining loyal to its strategy of serving those customers together with carefully selected, highly professional, and dedicated partners. I most enjoy the challenge of further expanding our geographical reach by supporting our Associate owners worldwide as they work to gain a deeper understanding of the industries and customers we serve around the globe.”

Sanjeev Srinivasan

Sanjeev Srinivasan

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy

“As an employee-owned company, Hypertherm is unique in that shareholders are also the key stakeholders which simplifies value creation for all of us as Associate owners. It is exciting to see rigor and passion as our Associates work to develop and execute long-term value creation for Hypertherm. There’s a collaborative nature, customer-centric vision, and philosophy of planning and managing for the years, rather than months, ahead.”