Executive Team

Hani T. Azzam
Founder and CEO

Hani T. Azzam is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Modean Industries, Inc. An accomplished senior executive with over forty years experience in the finishing industry, Hani Azzam is known throughout the industry for his creative and innovative turnkey system designs.

A founding member of the Powder Coating Institute, Hani Azzam is one of the key pioneers of the electrostatic powder coating application. He is credited with introducing both electrostatic powder coating and GEMA US application equipment line to the United States in 1969. For his significant contributions to and accomplishments in the powder coating industry, Mr. Azzam was inducted into the Powder Coating Institute Hall of Fame in 2006. Previously, he served on the PCI Board of Directors and was an active participant in PCI.

Hani Azzam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport (Conn.). He extended these studies at Columbia University, where he concentrated on advanced Engineering Mathematics and Machine Design. He is a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, holds a certificate for the use of Radio Isotopes for Industrial Applications from the Oak Ridge Institute and has been featured in articles in The New York Times, Connecticut Business Journal, Automotive Industries and Machine Design.

Dean H. Azzam

Dean H. Azzam is the acting President of Modean Industries, Inc. He is also the President and Principal-in-Charge of Aztech Engineers, Inc., a mid-sized engineering firm founded in 1995 and located in Hartford, Connecticut. Aztech Engineers specializes in mechanical and electrical engineering consulting, design, and analysis service.

Dean Azzam has over twenty-five years experience in facility design, analysis and construction. He is a licensed engineer in the sates of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and California. He is additionally certified by the National Council of Engineering Examiners and is a USGBS LEED Accredited Professional.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and has served as President of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers. In addition, he is on the Board of Governors of the American Institute of Facility Engineers.

Diane M. Azzam
Vice President of Sales & CRM

Diane Montemarano Azzam is the Vice President of Sales and CRM at Modean Industries. She is responsible for new business development, as well as customer and supplier relationship management.

A 21-year veteran of General Electric, Diane Azzam is an accomplished executive administrator in the consumer and commercial financial services sector. With extensive experience in operations management, her focus at Modean Industries is on business development, on supplier and vendor management, and on supporting quality relationships with our valued customers. During her tenure with General Electric, Ms. Azzam was a three-time recipient of the company’s prestigious Quality Club Award for outstanding achievement, as well as the recipient of various management recognition awards for her active participation and contributions to various educational and community service projects. She joined the Executive Team at Modean Industries in 2016.

Ms. Azzam attended Sacred Heart University, Jack Welch School of Business, in Fairfield, Connecticut. Her concentration was Business Administration.