Richard Eppich was appointed President and CEO of Ebco Industries and Advanced Cyclotron Systems (ACSI) in June 2009, where he eagerly took over the place of his father & founder, Helmut Eppich. Over 25 years in leadership roles, and a keen eye for operational processes and strategic management, Richard is responsible for delivering top quality projects and component pieces to OEM’s worldwide.
Prior to Ebco Industries, Richard founded and ran a web-based workforce management software company, Entire Systems Inc.Richard attended Simon Fraser University where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration, and continued onto BCIT receiving a certificate in project management. Richard furthered his education through UCBerkeley where he gained a certificate in Computer Information Systems, as well as, a certificate in Production and Inventory Management from APICS.
Umendra Mital, Executive Vice President & General Manager
Umendra has an exceptional skill set through his years of experience in senior executive and management roles. With over forty years in Federal, Provincial, and Local Governments, as well as private sector work, Umendra brings strong leadership qualities to the table.
In the past, Umendra has served as City Manager for the City of Surrey, as well as its General Manager for Engineering. His previous experience includes Deputy Minister of the Department of Natural Resources for the Province of Manitoba. He has served in numerous Engineering Management Roles as well. Umendra currently sits as a Director on multiple boards for different Canadian corporations. Umendra holds a Masters of Applied Sciences in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer.
Pearl Lee, Director of Finance and Administration
Pearl has been with Ebco Industries for over 32 years and has recently been appointed the Director of Finance and Administration. Pearl’s journey with Ebco started in the cost accounting department, then to the financial accounting department, and eventually Pearl moved on to become the Controller.
After graduating from UBC with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in accounting and management information systems, she attained her designation in management accounting (CMA) and a year later attained her designation in general accounting (CGA) and now also has her CPA designation.
Pearl enjoys the diversity that Ebco offers and is looking forward to many more years as a part of the Ebco team.
Mike has worked as a Human Resource Generalist, Human Resource Manager, and Human Resource Business Partner in the manufacturing, retail and construction industries. Before he worked in Human Resources, Mike was a registered social worker for 10 years, working at the Alberta Child and Family Services office and as a Community Social Worker.
He is responsible for overseeing all Human Resource functions at Ebco in the areas of recruitment, compensation and rewards, employee relations, labour relations, training and development, performance management, health and safety, organizational effectiveness and professional practice.
With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology as well as a Human Resource Management Certificate from the University of Calgary, Mike’s vast experience helps Ebco stay safe and increase its overall productivity by effectively managing our employees and ensuring Ebco’s values are maintained.
Dan has been with Ebco Industries since 1986 and has been part of Ebco’s sales team since 1989. Dan initially worked in Ebco’s shop as a painter, fabricator, assembler and production coordinator before moving into the Sales Department. In the past 25 years Dan has gained extensive experience in sales, estimating and project management, and has been deeply involved in many of Ebco’s most complex projects. Dan earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials in 2002 and is a member of the Project Management Institute.
Lorene has worked with Ebco Industries for several years. With extensive experience working in a variety of roles throughout her time at Ebco Industries, Lorene has transitioned to her current role of Sales & Contract Administrator. With an education in Marketing Management from BCIT, alongside her devotion to volunteering with numerous committees and boards, Lorene is an important and valuable member of our team.
Kyung, one of the newest members of the Ebco team, joined us as a Technical Consultant in the summer of 2017. Kyung has considerable knowledge in heavy industry, especially in Mining & Aggregate and Pulp & Paper, where he worked as a Project Engineer and Maintenance Engineer for several years, with a large variety of heavy equipment. With an education as a Mechanical Engineer from University of British Columbia, and a devotion to heavy machinery, Kyung deals with many of the sales that come through the pipeline here at Ebco. Kyung’s relevant experience and hard-working attitude make him an important member of our sales team and a great point of contact if you want to learn more about how you can work with Ebco today.
Mino Mattia, our Machine Shop Manager, not only has experience in the machining industry, but a passion for it as well. Mino has been with the company for over thirty four years, and is now responsible for all machining done on our shop floor. He was part of the C-17 Project for two years, a military project in Long Beach, California where he gained a wealth of knowledge in the aircraft tooling industry. Mino was also a part of the technological transfer in 1987 with TRIUMF (TRI-University Meson Facility, Canada’s National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics) which initiated the creation of Advanced Cyclotron Systems Inc. (ACSI), and thus has a strong understanding of components for cyclotrons & the nuclear medicine industry. He received his degree in generic engineering from the Italian University ‘Federico II’, as well as a Degree in Music from the ‘Conservatorio in Napoli’.
Paul Power, HeavyMachine Shop, Maintenance & Assembly Manager
Paul Power has been an Ebco employee since 1994, first joining our team as a Machinist and now managing our Heavy Machine Shop as well as overseeing the Assembly and Maintenance departments. Paul has a wealth of knowledge on heavy-sized projects related to mining repairs, oil & gas, as well as hydro. Paul completed his Machining Apprenticeship in Ontario and worked at P&R Engineering prior to coming to Ebco.