Soilmec North America has appointed Marco Chiarabelli to the new corporate sales area manager position.

“Marco is a leader whose technical expertise is highly respected throughout the geotechnical and construction industry,” says Vincent Jue, Soilmec North America vice president. “Marco’s worldwide experience gives him a keen understanding of what contractors need to provide their clients with high-quality projects.”

In the new role, Chiarabelli serves as a direct liaison between the North American agents and Soilmec’s technical and manufacturing staff in Italy. He works directly with customers, agents and dealers to provide hands-on customer service, including after-sales service and support.

“I look forward to helping Soilmec customers find the right technical solutions and equipment for their projects,” Chiarabelli says. “As their supplier and partner, Soilmec helps our North American customers build their companies and build great projects.”

He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Bologna. He completed his master’s thesis work at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering.

Chiarabelli began his career as deputy sales manager for the Far East area of Soilmec SpA, responsible for overseeing sales in South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Hong Kong. He coordinated the activities of sales agents and dealers, developed strategies to increase sales of Soilmec products, and expanded the customer base.

He worked on the Cityringen metro expansion project in Copenhagen, Denmark, managing the foundational work for all 21 metro stations and shafts for Trevi SpA. Under his direction, Trevi maintained their production schedule with a perfect safety record. Then he served as the project control manager and deputy project manager for Trevi Foundations Denmark A.S., where he supported 240 employees in all departments from construction to human resources.

Soilmec SpA, part of the Trevi Group, builds and services foundation drilling and construction equipment for use in bridges, railways, buildings and other types of projects. It was founded in 1969 and has about 1,300 employees worldwide. To learn more, visit