DRA Group has appointed Pierre Julien as executive vice president – origination to lead DRA’s global team in identifying and accessing new business channels.

“We are excited to welcome Pierre to our global team of professionals,” says DRA Group CEO, Wray Carvelas.

“In recent months DRA conducted an extensive talent search and during this process Pierre distinguished himself as a thought leader with the skills and experience needed to help us realise our global growth strategy,” continues Carvelas.

Julien has over 22 years of senior level industry experience. Prior to joining DRA, he served as vice president, business development and EPCM partner management at Outotec, a global leader in minerals and metals processing technology.

He graduated from Haileybury School of Mines and has an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Julien is a very well respected member of the North American mining community who holds executive and board level roles with the Canadian Mineral Processors Society and the Canadian Institute of Mines, Metallurgy & Petroleum.

Julien will be based primarily in DRA’s Toronto office.  In the coming months, he will commence a global tour of the business to formally introduce himself to colleagues and clients in all regions.

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