Roy Verstraete is CEO of Anchor Danly, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario. Anchor Danly manufactures and distributes high quality die sets, components, steel plates, and metal fabrications used in the production of tools, dies, and molds for metal working and plastics injection molding, machine bases, mining and construction equipment, and general fabrications. In addition to Windsor, Tilbury, and Cambridge, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec, the company has manufacturing plants in Michigan, California, Germany and China.
Roy has been CEO of Anchor Danly since 2001. Previously, he was with the Velcro Corporation for 17 years in various senior roles including Group Vice President, Americas, Managing Director for Velcro Europe, and President of Velcro Canada.
Roy serves on the Board of Directors of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA), the Windsor Essex Development Corporation (WEEDC), and Wall Colmonoy Corporation. He is also a member of the CEO Council of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association, Vice-Chair of the Japan America Society of Greater Detroit and Windsor, and a Member of the Ontario Manufacturing Council.
Roy holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University, earned an MBA from York University and is a Professional Engineer.