Executive Team

Dura-Line is part of Mexichem, one of the biggest producers of plastic pipe and connections worldwide and one of the largest chemical and petrochemical companies in Latin America.

 

Peter Hajdu

President & CEO,
Dura-Line Corporation

Peter Hajdu is President of Mexichem’s Data Communications business, previously part of the Fluent Business Group. Peter joined Mexichem in 2018 to lead the Dura-Line brand. Previously, he held multiple executive positions in Cisco’s EMEA and emerging markets operations. Prior to Cisco, he was a consultant at McKinsey and Company, serving clients in the chemicals, automotive, airline and banking sectors. Peter is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where he obtained his MBA and Management of Technology degree.

 

Wes Tomaszek

Vice President, Finance

Wes Tomaszek, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dura-Line Corporation, currently serves as the Vice President of Finance for Fluent US & Canada, joined Dura-Line in February 2014.  Mr.  Tomaszek’s career spans over 30 years with significant experience in financial management, international operations, business restructuring, operational excellence, and mergers and acquisitions.  Before joining Dura-Line, Mr. Tomaszek was Chief Financial Officer for JW Aluminum, a manufacturer of flat-rolled aluminum products, for 2 years.  Prior to that, Mr. Tomaszek spent 10 years with Tyco International,  6 years as Chief Financial Officer of Tyco’s Electrical and Metal Products Segment where he led several business restructuring and profitability improvement initiatives,  and 4 years as Vice-President of Finance for Tyco Healthcare’s Respiratory Division with significant involvement in organizational restructuring,  business acquisitions and related integrations.  Before Tyco, Mr. Tomaszek spent 15 years at Mallinckrodt Inc. and IMCERA Group, a manufacturer of pain relief pharmaceuticals, imaging agents, medical devices, and specialty chemicals in various financial leadership roles.  Mr. Tomaszek started his career in public accounting with Arthur Young (now Ernst & Young) after graduating from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  Mr. Tomaszek holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Northwestern J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Dale Wilson

Vice President Sales,
US & Canada

Dale Wilson, former Executive Vice President of Sales, Dura-Line Corporation, current Vice President of Sales for Fluent US & Canada, joined Dura-Line in January 2013.  He has over with 30 years’ experience in the electrical industry with 3 Blue Chip companies. In 2010, Dale joined General Electric as Global Sales Leader for Industrial Solutions, a division of GE Energy-Energy Management.  Prior to joining GE, Dale led the sales and service organization in the USA as Vice President for Siemens Energy & Automation division based in Atlanta GA.   Dale also served as Sales Vice President for Rockwell Automation Canada responsible for the sales, services and marketing organization. His leadership helped position Rockwell as the market leader in Canada.  He was born in Listowel, Ontario Canada and is a Certified Electronics Engineer and a graduate from Conestoga College in Kitchener-Waterloo Ontario, Canada.

Timothy Grimsley

Vice President,
Global Customer Engagement


 

Tim Grimsley former Sr. Vice President of Global Business Development for Dura-Line Corporation, now serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Fluent US & Canada. Mr. Grimsley's career with Dura-Line Corporation began in 1995 as the Vice President of Business Development in the Latin American region and later took over the function of Engineering for Dura-Line supporting R&D Departments, in the U.S. and Czech Republic, as well as the Field Support group. In 2003 Mr. Grimsley accepted the position as Vice President, Sales & Marketing for U.S. & Canada. He developed our next generation of MicroTechnology products and built our Technical Field Support team in the U.S. In 2013, Mr. Grimsley accepted the position as Vice President, Global Business Development to focus more time on Dura-Line’s growing global business while continuing to interface with key accounts within the U.S. & Canada. As Dura-Line's global business continues to expand, Mr. Grimsley was promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Business Development in January 2015. Prior to Dura-Line, Mr. Grimsley spent 11 years and held various positions at NORTEL: Installation Manager, Engineering, Marketing and Sales Director, focusing on fiber optic cable and transmission systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to NORTEL, Mr. Grimsley worked for United Telephone. Mr. Grimsley has an Engineering Degree from ITI and the University of South Florida.