McWane, Inc. welcomes two new members to executive team
October 2, 2018
Kevin Bense joins McWane, Inc. as group president-waterworks. Prior to joining McWane Bense served for five years as president of A.J. Oster, a division of Global Brass and Copper Holdings. Previously he served as the vice president and general manager of the company’s Somers Thin Strip division. From 2007 to 2011, Bense served as a global business leader for Honeywell International, Inc.'s specialty additives business unit. Prior to that he served in various domestic and international executive, marketing and management positions of increasing responsibility in the chemicals industry. Bense holds a degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Michael (Mickey) Hannum joins as vice president, health and safety. Hannum has extensive experience in implementation of safety programs, increasing employee engagement, injury prevention, risk reduction and compliance. Prior to joining McWane, Hannum served as audit and advisory manager at Koch Industries for four years. Prior to that he served as global EHS & engineering director for Reichhold Inc. Hannum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology and Occupational Safety from Illinois State University. He also earned the designations Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA), and Certified Process Safety Auditor (CPSA).