Martin Castro is Tenaris President in Canada where, as the top executive in Canada, he oversees all commercial, manufacturing and services operations leading a team of approximately 1,000.
In Canada, Tenaris operates a seamless and ERW OCTG and LP manufacturing facility, an accessories threading facility, and 4 Rig Direct® service centres. Recently, Tenaris in Canada inaugurated a series of transformative investments of $150M to centralize its Canadian pipe manufacturing operations in one location with its manufacturing hub in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The ongoing agenda includes further investments and continued product and service enhancements for its valued energy industry customers.
Martin has spent his entire career in the Techint Group of companies, beginning first in its Oil & Gas company, Tecpetrol and later transferring to Tenaris.
He first joined the global marketing team of Tenaris in 2007 based in Argentina and later in 2008 moved to the planning team in the United States covering various capacities including as marketing coordinator, marketing manager and planning manager.
Since 2013, Castro managed a variety of commercial and operational roles including the management of Tenaris’s operations in Southeast Asia and Oceania, senior sales director managing the USA Gulf Coast region and commercial vice president in the USA leading four regional offices – Houston, Denver, Oklahoma City and Pittsburgh. During this period, he oversaw the long-term agreements with major and independpent oil and gas companies, implementing the company’s game-changing direct-to-customer strategy known as Rig Direct®.
Born in Argentina, Castro is a graduate of the Columbia Business School in New York executive MBA program and has a degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in finance.