GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture, and application of heavy-duty centrifugal slurry pumps, recently named Jonathan Samuel as sales and marketing vice-president. With more than 22 years of hands-on expertise in the pumping industry, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position.
Jonathan earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in India before beginning his first career opportunity as a sales and application engineer with Nerelge Corporation in India in 1991. In January 1994, he joined KSB Pumps in India as a sales engineer. This led to his first position with GIW as an application and project manager in 1999 where he then held various roles with larger scopes of responsibility, including region manager, Asia, Brazil and Australia; commercial manager – project management; region manager, Europe, Asia and Global Dredge; and, most recently, region manager, global dredge, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
Jonathan’s extensive career with KSB and GIW has allowed him to gain valuable experience across GIW market segments globally in preparation for this opportunity. With his strong technical and product knowledge, along with his outstanding reputation as a trust and relationship builder among customers, Jonathan offers key experiences and competencies that he will use to lead the GIW sales organization forward into the future.