Leadership Team

General Kinetics' leadership team understands the needs of our customers and is focused on providing solutions that solve customer problems in the way that matters most to the user. Our team has over 200 years of combined experience solving damping, suspension design and performance issues with solutions that are durable, reliable and perform on the world’s toughest applications.

You can count on the General Kinetics business development team spend the time necessary to fully understand the technical and business needs of the customer and recommend the best solution.

Our engineering team are experts in damper design, position sensitive dampers, hydropneumatic struts and semi active damping systems.  We combine the use of the latest design tools  and decades of practical experience in order to ensure we recommend the right solution for your needs.

General Kinetics' manufacturing team is led by industry veterans who understand damper manufacturing processes. We use cell based manufacturing in a factory specifically designed with vertical integration of critical processes allowing for better control of the high mix custom nature of our business.

Our people are our greatest assets, at all levels of the company. We understand that success is directly related to the contributions of both our leadership team and our employees.

Management Team

  • Chuck Williamson P. Eng. – President & CEO
  • Mike Ward  P. Eng.– Director of Engineering
  • Janey Obad CPA, CMA– Chief Financial Officer
  • Scott Martineau – President Manchester Division
  • Don Flynn – Vice President of Business Development
  • Joe Fernandes – Director of Operations

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