HOUSTON – Corrosion Resistant Alloys LP (CRA), a manufacturer of high-grade corrosion resistant alloy tubes, has appointed Matt Pond as chief financial officer.
Headquartered in Houston, Pond will be responsible for spearheading expansion of just-in-time manufacturing capabilities, developing strategic business relationships with global operators and serving as a member of CRA’s corporate leadership team.
Pond has almost 20 years of executive level industry experience, starting at Energy Alloys and serving as the vice president of business development at CRA. He also partnered and co-founded various oilfield materials companies including Smith Material Solutions, SMS Precision Tech, NewTech MWD Services and Frontier Oil Tools.
John Patchell, owner and president, said, “Matt is a proven business development executive utilizing experiences gathered from a broad range of corporate responsibilities and industries to identify, manage and grow concepts into companies. We are proud to have his experience in business development, sales and marketing and corporate financing on our team.”
Pond holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.