GPM Inc. has announced new roles for four of the company’s team members, Bob Gemuenden, Steve DeBock, Chris Morgan and Luke Esboldt.
Gemuenden became vice president and general manager of GPM Distribution in January 2016. He has been with the company for 18 years, and since 2012 has led distribution and agent sales. Gemuenden will now be responsible for the growth and profitability of GPM distribution sales.
DeBock became general manager of GPM’s OEM and service and repair business in January. He has been with GPM for 15 years, starting out as a warehouse employee and working his way up. Most recently, and since 2013, he served as director of manufacturing. As general manager, DeBock will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the OEM manufacturing and service and repair business located in the Duluth, Minn. office.
Morgan assumed the position of regional western sales manager in the Bismarck, N.D. office in January. He is responsible for driving sales on selected accounts and working with the Bismarck, N.D. sales team to obtain additional customers and increase sales in the Bismarck region. Morgan has been with GPM since 2008, and most recently served as a regional sales manager out of the Duluth, Minn. office.
Esboldt assumed the position of sales engineer in December 2015, located in the Duluth, Minn. office. Esboldt is responsible for driving sales on assigned accounts and working with the distribution sales team to obtain additional customers. He has a degree in mechanical engineering and has been with GPM since 2014, serving most recently as an application engineer for the organization.
Founded in 1978, GPM is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the GPM-Eliminator horizontal and submersible pumps. The Company also represents manufacturers providing solutions in air handling, mechanical seals, gearboxes, material handling systems, cooling towers and valves. GPM employs 60 people throughout the company’s six locations in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and Ohio. For more information, visit www.gpmco.com.