Executive Management

Find more details about the Frontmatec executive management group below. 

Dennis Gallagher




Education: B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell

Dennis joined Fortifi with 28 years of experience in industrial automation, including 19 years with Danaher industrial automation businesses Kollmorgen and Dover. He leads Frontmatec’s business operations and development, and contributes to Fortifi’s overall executive guidance.

During his time at Danaher, Dennis held senior commercial and general management roles. He began his career in engineering, operations and sales positions with Pacific Scientific.


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Nathan Schaan

Chief Financial Officer, CFO
Finance, IT and Legal Affair



Appointed as Chief Financial Officer for Frontmatec Group in 2024.


With over 25 years of finance experience, Nathan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. He has held various leadership positions at Koch Industries and Georgia Pacific, demonstrating his proficiency in manufacturing environments and supporting large, complex project businesses. 

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Kurt G. Andersen

Chief Business Development Officer, CBDO



Born: 1970

Education: M. Sc., Grad. Dipl. Business Administration, MBA

Appointed CBDO at Frontmatec, July 2019, with responsibility of Controls & Instruments, China and Business Development.

Before taking up the role as CBDO, Kurt was EVP of Controls & Instruments at Frontmatec. Prior to that Kurt was the CEO at Frontmatec (2009 to 2016) – one of the first merged companies behind the Frontmatec Group (Frontmatec was implemented as the company name for the continuing Group). Before Frontmatec Kurt held several positions in Grundfos 1998 – 2009, both in Denmark and abroad, latest as Segment Director.


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Esben Harding Boisen

Chief Strategy Officer, CSO



Born: 1991

Education: MSc Supply Chain Management - Copenhagen Business School

Appointed CSO at Frontmatec Group, March 2021 with responsibility for strategy development and execution, ESG, and Corporate HR.

Before joining Frontmatec, Esben worked as Management Consultant for Valcon (2019-2021) and as Management Consultant for EY (2017-2019) with a focus on E2E supply chain strategy development and execution as well as IT-system development and change management. Prior to this, Esben worked at Novo Nordisk (2015-2017) where he ran LEAN process standardization and optimization projects in Product Supply.


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Dany Lord

President, North America



Born: 1977

Appointed as President – North America in September 2020.

Dany joined the company in November 1999, directly after obtaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cegep de Limoilou in Quebec City. Beginning as a Project Manager with G.E. Leblanc, he worked his way through various roles, including Service Technician and Installation Manager, before moving on to the sales side of the business.


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