Durnovich Named to Lead Midrex Global Solutions

Dave Durnovich

David Durnovich, a 40-year direct reduction industry veteran, has been appointed General Manager of the value-based Midrex customer service team known as Global Solutions. Durnovich, who most recently served as General Manager – Operations & Maintenance, has extensive experience in the operation and management of MIDREX® Plants, which includes a key role in the success of the first MIDREX® HBI Plant on Labuan Island, Sabah, Malaysia.

Other executive management positions held by Durnovich include Production General Manager of Operaciones al Sur del Orinoco (OPCO) in Venezuela, Chief Operations Officer of American Iron Reduction (AIR) in USA, Vice President Operations of ArcelorMittal Point Lisas in Trinidad and Tobago, and Vice President Operations of Lion Group in Malaysia.

“Dave has spent the bulk of his career as a Midrex customer, so he understands firsthand the demands of plant management,” Mark Boedecker, Midrex Director – Sales, said. “He takes a total plant approach to problem solving with an appreciation for the value of rapid, quality deliverables, which makes him a natural to lead Global Solutions.”