Mike Gauthe Joins SPOC as New Sales Manager in West Texas
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Mike Gauthe Joins SPOC as New Sales Manager in West Texas

Posted on November 17, 2015 by Drew Franklin

SPOC Automation is pleased to announce its recent hire of Mike Gauthe, who will join the SPOC team as the Regional Sales Manager for the West Texas area. The 35 year veteran has a proven background developing projects, identifying success towards customer’s needs, and overall level of experience. Gauthe will help ensure SPOC continues to provide unmatched sales support, allowing the company to further its leadership position within the artificial lift control markets.

Mike_Gauthe-e1447787211310-1024x1024-1.jpgMike Gauthe, Regional Sales Manager | West Texas

Gauthe, a Louisiana native, comes to SPOC Automation with over 35 years of experience in the oil & gas industry. Most recently, he was Regional Sales Manager for Lufkin Industries, a division of GE Oil & Gas – provides artificial lift equipment and field services to the oil & gas market. Prior to that he was Regional Sales & Marketing Manager for Ferguson Beauregard, Pennant Service Company and Pikotek in various parts of North America. He started his career in sales while serving as Sales Manager of an automation equipment division at Ferguson Beauregard (now part of the Dover Corporation) where his responsibilities included sales, technical support and project management.

“Mike is a seasoned professional with immense knowledge of the oil & gas artificial lift controls industry,” said Bobby Mason – President of SPOC Automation. “Our customers will benefit on his understanding of the upstream energy markets, production operations, multiple artificial lift disciplines and the ability to build trust and rapport.”

Connect with Mike Gauthe (email here).

SPOC Automation builds world-class variable frequency drive (VFD) solutions for the oil and gas industry. We engineer and package artificial lift controls and automation technology that increase oil and gas production, lower lifting costs and save energy. The largest independent artificial lift controls manufacturer in North America, we apply decades of automation experience to your equipment or process to make products that help you produce more and spend less.

For more information, please contact SPOC Automation at 205-661-3642, email SPOC Automation – info@spocautomation.com.

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