David Behnke is General Manager of Triton Resources, Inc., a position he has held since 2015. Mr. Behnke brings to Triton extensive investment, management, and financial market experience. From 2006 through 2019, Mr. Behnke was the Managing Director and Head of United States Investments at Najeti Ventures LLC, a private equity firm investing in lower middle market companies in the consumer/retail, industrial products, distribution, and energy/clean technology sectors. Prior to that, he worked for JP Morgan for 22 years (1980-2002), where as a Managing Director he headed a variety of divisions including the Private Sale Advisory Group, which provided merger and acquisition advice to privately held companies, and the Global Power Group, which provided financing and advisory services to the electric utility industry worldwide. He has served on the boards of Triton Resources (Chairman and CEO), Deep River Snacks, Annie’s, MVP (Chairman), DataPath (Executive Committee), Direct Fuels, and Prestolite Electric. At Najeti he also oversaw the investments in Floor and Décor Outlets of America and Controlled Products Systems Group. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of DataPath.
Mr. Behnke has also been very involved in environmental, artistic and animal health causes. He served on numerous not-for-profit boards including The Baker Institute for Animal Health at Cornell University (where he served as Board Chair for 12 years), the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (Board Chair for two years), the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, the Advisory Council of the Trustees of Reservations in Massachusetts, the Connecticut Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, the Connecticut Fund for the Environment, the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters, The Housatonic Valley Association, the Washington Art Association, and the Steep Rock Association Land Trust.
Mr. Behnke holds an MBA from the University of Chicago (’80), an MM from Yale University (’77) and a BA from Hamilton College (’73).
Head of Resource Assessment & Development
Tom is a Registered Professional Forester in the Province of British Columbia, Canada and holds a degree in Natural Resource Management from the University of Northern British Columbia.
At Triton, David ensures that we remain focused on our core responsibility: Delivering value to our shareholders, partners and the communities in which we work.
Rick joined the Triton team in 2007 and has a Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Technology.
Grant is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Cape Town South Africa.
General Manager French Guiana Procurement & Logistics Manager
Marion François, is the new Procurement and Logistics Manager having joined the Triton Team in October 2020.
Planning & Certification Manager
Heath has a Geography Degree from the University of Victoria and has more than 28 years of forestry appointments in government, industry, non-profit societies, and First Nation organizations.
Planning & Development Manager
Antoine is a civil engineer passionate about the Guyanese forest where he has been working for over 15 years.
Supervisor of SHARC™ Operations and Training
Since joining Triton in 2008 Lucas has been Triton’s lead Sawfish™ and SHARC™ operator through the design, development, testing and production phases of our harvesting equipment.
Business Development & Timber Sales Manager
Craig has 20+ years of experience in the wood products sector, covering the areas of sawmilling and value-add manufacturing, sales and marketing, and forest management and certification.
Head of Operations
Richard’s experience includes running large-scale logging operations with a particular focus on cost-efficiencies and innovation.
Cindy is our accounts payable and payroll person. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degree, both from the University of Alberta.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris brings more than 20 years of financial acumen in diverse global industries, from forestry equipment to medical testing.
Head of Engineering
Stan is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience in applied research and product development who has managed high-tech engineering and manufacturing projects on a global basis.