Board of Directors


Waldron Bamford - Chairman of the Board.  Wally is the Chairman of the Board at Harper International. He received a degree from the University of Detroit Mechanical Engineering, and was previously an Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy with service in the United Nations Peace Keeping corps. Wally has been an owner and manager of several companies in the thermal processing, engineering, and manufacturing equipment industries located in Canada, USA, Mexico, and England. Throughout his career, Wally has served as the First International President Metal Treating Institute, founding Board Member Heat Treating Society, and Fellow of ASM International.

Jane Clemens – Secretary. Jane Clemens is Corporate Secretary and outside General Counsel for Harper.  She has represented Harper for approximately 25 years. During her career, Jane has primarily represented businesses for a variety of corporate and commercial matters, including, corporate planning, acquisitions, divestitures and financing. Jane received a B.A. from Oberlin College and J.D. cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Wayne Robinson - Chief Executive.  Wayne Robinson is CEO of Harper International.  He previously served as CEO/Chairman of companies owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.  Prior to that Wayne was an operations leader at General Electric.  He began his career as an analyst and then a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, where he specialized in operations.  Wayne holds a BA in mathematics/economics, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University, and an MBA from Harvard University.

Paul Huber - Paul is Harper International’s newest Director.  Paul Huber is the CEO, Director of Sales and Marketing for RHKG Holdings Inc., a privately held manufacturing company supplying tools, molds and plastic injection parts to a number of industries. Prior to helping found RHKG Holdings, Huber was the Chairman, President and CEO of Seco/Warwick Corporation. He began his career with Sunbeam Equipment Corporation as a cost accounting/estimator and served in a number of capacities in manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing for both Sunbeam and Seco/Warwick. Huber graduated from The Technical Institute of Alliance College in 1964 with a degree in tool design with further technical studies at Gannon University.