Carver Announced New Appointments


Carver Pump announced the appointment of Joe Marinelli and Gene Mata as Regional Managers. Earlier this year Randy Siler was promoted to Industrial Sales/Marketing Manager.

Joining Carver as the Central Regional Manager in 2004, covering primarily the Midwest , and later assuming additional regional responsibilities as the Western Regional Manager, Randy Siler will now assume all responsibilities for Sales/Marketing related issues. Additionally, he’ll continue to act as the Central Regional Manager until further notice.

In addition to the past 11 years with Carver, Randy had previously worked with LaBour Pump Company in Elkhart, IN for over 15 years in several different capacities. Positions there included Inside Sales, Regional Manager, National Sales Manager and Aftermarket Manager, covering US, Canadian and South American markets.

As the Eastern Regional Manager, Joe Marinelli is responsible for overseeing sales training, promotion and developing relationships with distributors and OEM’s in the region. With over 10 years of experience in industrial equipment and pumps, Joe joins the company from Sihi Pumps Inc., where he was Sales Manager. His areas of responsibility included overall responsibility for sales throughout North and South America, with distributor management for the US , Western Canada and Caribbean .

In addition to the Eastern Region, Joe’s territory will include the Canadian Provinces of New Brunswick , Quebec and Ontario. He will base out of his home in Buffalo, NY, where he lives with his wife and 2 daughters.

Gene Mata’s responsibilities as Western Regional Manager will be the same as in the East. Coming to Carver with 25+ years experience in industrial/process equipment, the last 15 years being specifically in pumps, Gene joins Carver from Sundyne Corp., where he was Area Sales Manager covering Northern Latin America. In addition to his position with Sundyne, Gene has spent time with Sundstrand Fluid Handling as a Business Development Specialist, and A.R. Wilfley & Sons as Latin American Sales Manager.

In addition to the Western Region, Gene’s territory will include the Canadian Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. He will base out of his home in Denver, CO, where he lives with his wife and 2 daughters.

Both began officially their new careers with Carver on spending a week at the factory reviewing Carver products and capabilities. Once completed, they was contacting each distributorship in order to introduce themselves and establish a travel schedule to meet them in person.

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