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GEEP / About / Leadership


Leading GEEP across its 9 divisions is a group of forward-thinking, team-oriented and experienced professionals. Supporting over 500 employees in three countries, our team helps GEEP partner with major companies to manage the lifecycle of their IT assets, municipalities to divert e-waste from landfills, and waste management firms to add valuable services to their customers.

Jeffrey Jermyn


Jeff began leading GEEP in 2011, after the Giampaolo Group completed the purchase of the company. Prior to joining GEEP and the Electronics Recycling Industry, Jeff was with multi-national automotive components manufacturer, Magna International, where he led global sales, marketing and business development efforts for Magna’s Exteriors Interiors Group, managing sustainable growth and expansion in multiple regions of the world with multiple customers. Jeff has an Engineering Degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science from Queen’s University. Jeff’s hands-on leadership style means he’s comfortable in both the boardroom and on the shop floor supporting the team on all fronts.

Gary Ruppert

VP Operations

Gary joined GEEP in 2015. An experienced professional with extensive knowledge in operations management, Gary has had a successful career in Operations, Program Management, Engineering, Business Development & Sales. From his previous role as Global Director of Sales – General Motors Account for Magna International, Gary leverages over 23 years of experience in the automotive industry to the electronics recycling industry. Coupled with a Mechanical Engineering Degree, Gary is versed in operational efficiencies and able to deliver best in class results across all business areas. Gary has implemented Six Sigma Black Belt learnings and lean concepts to GEEP’s operations, helping to achieve success on new levels.

Bob Campling

VP Human Resources & Labour Relations

Bob joined GEEP in 2012 to lead human resources and the organizational development of the company. He is a recognized HR professional bringing expertise in change initiatives, progressive employee and labour relations, and building high performing teams in manufacturing environments from his leadership experience at Kellogg Canada and Andersen Windows & Doors Canadian division. Bob is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce and a Master’s of Industrial Relations both from Queen’s University.

Sean Dent

VP Business Development

Sean joined GEEP in January 2018, bringing with him over 25 years of International Business Development growth experience. Prior to GEEP, Sean led the Global Sales & Marketing group at National Molding/Dynaplas and held Senior roles with Magna International. Throughout his career, Sean has successfully grown companies via untapped markets and through the introduction of new technologies, with a focus on building effective, strong internal and external relationships. Sean holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Kettering University, complemented by progressive, multi-disciplined Operations, Engineering and Sales experience, across a variety of production environments.