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Dean DeBuhr, Senior Managing Director

Dean DeBuhr brings a wealth of executive experience to Oxbow Industries. Most recently, Dean was Chairman and CEO of Dispensing Dynamics (f/k/a Perrin Manufacturing). Under Dean’s leadership the company experienced significant growth both organically through new product development and through acquisition of several competitors. Previously, Dean held the position of President and CEO of Master Protection, the largest fire suppression service company in North America, where he grew the company to record sales and income in a three year span. He also negotiated a successful sale of the company to Tyco, Inc upon his departure. Prior to Master Protection, Dean served as Vice President of Professional Products at Ecolab Corporation. At Ecolab, he oversaw 3000 employees and managed over $350 million in revenue. Prior to Ecolab, Dean was President and COO of Sparta Brush, Inc. and Vice President of Sales at Rubbermaid. Dean holds a BAE with a Business minor from Nebraska State University.


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