Leading vertically integrated and conflict-free provider of high performance tantalum metallurgical and powder products to the electronics, aerospace, automotive, chemical manufacturing and other industries.

Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew O'Donovan

Andrew joined the tantalum processing business in 2004 and was President of GAM Technology division before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2013. He has approximately 20 years experience in various parts of the global electronics supply chain.


Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Williams

Glenn is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years experience in the accounting and finance industry. He joined Global Advanced Metals at the time the company was established in 2010. Glenn has worked extensively within the mining and financial services industries in Australia and overseas.


President - GAM Technology

Steve Krause

Steve leads the GAM Technology business directing the global sales, research and manufacturing groups in Pennsylvania, USA and Tokyo/Aizu Wakamatsu Japan. Previously Stephen was Vice President of Operations and joined Global Advanced Metals through the Cabot Supermetals acquisition in 2012 where he held progressive roles during his 11 years in the tantalum processing industry. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois.


Executive General Manager - GAM Resources

Max McGarvie

Max McGarvie

Max is a highly experienced minerals processing senior manager with over 35 years experience in minerals sands and other heavy minerals.  He has played key roles in the development of major mineral sands projects at Eneabba, Western Australia and Sierra Leone, West Africa.

As COO/CEO of Titanium Resources Group, Max was instrumental in bringing Sierra Rutile Limited back into production following the civil war in Sierra Leone and more recently he has been Managing Director of Bemax Resources Limited. His career in the mining sector is diverse and global, with experience in a range of minerals and across three continents.


V.P., General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer

Steve Millsap

Steve is a member of the Executive Committee and has responsibility for the company's legal affairs, secretarial, compliance and risk management functions.  During his more than 20 year legal career he has held progressively responsible roles as in-house counsel for Polymer Group, Continental Tire, and CarMax.  Previously, he also worked for national law firms beginning in the trial practice group of McGuireWoods LLP.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Rollins College and a Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University College of Law.