Andrew G. Kireta Jr. is vice president, market development, at the Copper Development Association Inc., in New York, New York, a not-for-profit trade association that serves as the advanced market development and engineering services arm of the copper and brass industry in the United States.
An ASTM member since 1998, Kireta works on the Committee on Copper and Copper Alloys (B05) and several of its subcommittees. He previously served as B05 membership secretary and is the current chairman of Subcommittee B05.92 on Awards. He won the B05 Copper Club Award for his work on the committee.
Kireta joined CDA in 1992 as Midwest regional manager and held management positions for tube, pipe and fittings, and architectural applications, before becoming vice president, building construction, in 2008. He assumed his current role in 2010. As CDA vice president, Kireta is responsible for promoting the use of copper and copper alloy systems and related products in both building construction and sustainable energy applications.
Kireta holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.