BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2016) - Dynamic Materials Corporation (DMC) (NASDAQ: BOOM), today announced Michelle H. Shepston has been appointed chief legal officer. Shepston previously spent 16 years with Denver-based Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, a leading regional corporate law firm where she was a partner and practiced with the Corporate Finance and Acquisitions Group. 

Shepston joins DMC with expertise in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border equity and debt transactions, and contract negotiation and execution. She has advised public and private company boards on issues of fiduciary duty, risk management and oversight. She also has served a broad spectrum of corporate clients, including several in the energy and natural resource industries. 

"Michelle's legal expertise and her extensive knowledge of our global end markets will be critical internal resources as we continue advancing DMC's global growth initiatives," said Kevin Longe, president and CEO. "She brings an important skill set to our leadership team, and I'm very pleased to welcome her to the DMC family."

Shepston worked with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission prior joining Davis, Graham & Stubbs. She earned a juris doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law and a bachelor's of science from the University of Illinois. She is a member of the Women's, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, and a frequent speaker on issues of securities, oil and gas, and mining law. 

About DMC
Based in Boulder, Colorado, DMC operates in two sectors: industrial infrastructure and oilfield products and services. The industrial infrastructure sector is served by DMC's NobelClad business, the world's largest manufacturer of explosion-welded clad metal plates, which are used to fabricate capital equipment utilized within various process industries and other industrial sectors. The oilfield products and services sector is served by DynaEnergetics, an international developer, manufacturer and marketer of advanced explosive components and systems used to perforate oil and gas wells. For more information, visit the Company's website at:

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