PureForge, a leader in the innovation and commercialization of advanced surface nano-technology, today announced Allan Sicat has joined the Company as its Chief Operating Officer.
In addition to proven entrepreneurial success, Mr. Sicat brings more than 15 years of strategic, sales and marketing, operations, and finance experience to PureForge. He most recently served as President and Owner of Carousel Designs, an industry-leading manufacturer. While at Carousel Designs, Mr. Sicat led the strategic growth of the company, leveraging technology to transform the business from a regional wholesaler to a global organization with a loyal customer base. He led the successful sale and transition of Carousel Designs to a strategic partner in 2017.
“We are excited to welcome Allan to PureForge. In his new role, he will be responsible for cultivating the Company’s accelerated growth, developing vital customer relationships, and executing key business development efforts,” said Nathan K. Meckel, President, CTO and Director. “His proven track record of creating value for high-growth entrepreneurial technology companies will serve PureForge well as we look to become the world leader in lifesaving brake technology.”
Prior to Carousel Designs, Mr. Sicat served as a strategic management consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with GE Commercial Finance. Mr. Sicat achieved the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army, with various leadership roles in both domestic and international assignments. “Mr. Sicat has the entrepreneurial passion and drive as well as an extensive network of strategic relationships from his background at West Point, GE Commercial Finance, Booz Allen Hamilton and Carousel Designs that will be invaluable.” said Douglas F. Wall, co-founder of PureForge.
“I am honored to join PureForge and excited about the opportunity to drive the growth of a high-impact, industry disrupting solution with global lifesaving applications,” said Allan Sicat. “I look forward to leading the growth strategy and execution for this team, whose patented technology truly has the potential to change the world.”
Mr. Sicat holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Engineering Management degree from Kansas State University.
PureForge provides life-saving technologies for the braking industry, delivering superior braking performance to commercial, law enforcement and federal fleets as well as the high performance, racing, and aftermarket sectors. PureForge pioneered the innovation and development of highly superior performance brakes that save lives. PureForge technology also has clear and demonstrable applications in several other industries. For more information on PureForge, please visit pureforge.com.