Atlas Copco has announced several staff changes.
has been appointed to foundation drill specialist within the Atlas Copco
Geotechnical Drilling and Exploration (GDE) business line. His primary
responsibility is to assist in making Atlas Copco Construction and Mining USA
the supplier of choice for foundation drilling equipment.
brings 30 years experience in the heavy construction and foundation equipment
business. “This addition will not only provide experience and focus to our
foundation drill business, but will also help promote our grout plants and
engineered drilling consumables to the geo-civil customer base,” states Scott
Slater, business line manager of GDE and ADS (Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions)
for Atlas Copco Construction and Mining. “We welcome Scot Simon’s experience
and knowledge to the GDE team.”
In order to
strengthen the company’s Down-The-Hole marketing efforts, Mike Millsaps has
been named area manager for the product line in North and South
America. In a related move to put more focus on large-hole
applications, Barrow Turner has been named product manager for DTH-Large Hole.
will be responsible for customer center support in marketing and sales of DTH equipment
on those continents. He also will perform marketing and worldwide support for
deep-hole drilling applications, such as shallow oil and gas and water well
drilling. Other duties will involve growing cluster drill and large hammer
sales worldwide for foundation and civil engineering applications.
DTH-Large Hole product manager, Turner will be responsible for marketing and
worldwide support of cluster drills and large-hole DTH products.
Copco has appointed Kiki Sample to the position of product manager -- Blasthole
Drills with Atlas Copco Construction and Mining.
been with Atlas Copco for more than four years, working for the company’s Tucson store, where her
most recent position was parts manager. In her role as parts manager, she helped
the branch realize exceptional growth in the parts business.
work ethic and eagerness to support the customer have allowed her to earn their
respect and, in most cases, make Atlas Copco the only call our customers make
for parts and support,” says Jon Torpy, business line manager for Rotary
Blasthole and Water Well Drills, Atlas Copco Construction and Mining. During
her time in Tucson,
Sample has quickly learned about the blasthole products, and has developed
relationships with some of Atlas Copco’s largest mining customers.
new position is effective immediately. “We look forward to having Kiki as part
of the ADS team,” states Torpy.
Personnel Changes at Atlas Copco
January 10, 2011