Thompson Pump Appoints Sales Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean

Port Orange, FL – Thompson Pump has named Gustavo (Gus) de Aragon to the position of sales manager for Latin America and the Caribbean. This newly created position is in response to Thompson Pump’s desire to expand into the region by building strong distributor relationships.

“Gus comes to us with an impressive background not only in equipment sales and rental, but with experience working in regions outside the U.S.,” stated Chris Thompson, president and CEO of Thompson Pump. “I am very confident in Gus’s abilities to grow our business in Latin America and the Caribbean and to ensure that we are well-positioned to meet our customers’ needs.”

In his new position, de Aragon will be in charge of all Thompson Pump exports to Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition, he is responsible for establishing distribution networks throughout his territory, working with distributors and end-user customers and developing Thompson Pump’s rental offering in the region.

De Aragon is a seasoned professional specializing in equipment distribution, sales and rental. Previously, he spent 15 years at Caterpillar, Inc. during which he served as senior global allied program representative covering Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He spent the previous 16 years in equipment sales and rental for multiple companies including Sunbelt Rental, Ditch Witch of Florida, Udelson Equipment and Rozier Machinery Company.

De Aragon attended the University of South Florida and holds a Six Sigma Green Belt. He is based in Miami.

July 29, 2016