CTP Welcomes Two New Employees
- March 25, 2014
- James Rossettini
We are pleased to welcome Mr. Jim Kinneary and Dr. William Sembler to the Coffin Turbo Pump team. Effective March 3, 2014 Mr. Kinneary has joined us as Vice President of Business Development and effective March 17, 2014 Dr. Sembler joined us as Vice President of Engineering.
Prior to joining Coffin, Jim held various positions as Regional Director of Elliot’s North American steam turbine and gas compression aftermarket group and was VP & General Manager for Dresser-Rand’s turbine and compressor group in Latin America. Earlier in his career, Jim was VP/General Manager for Johnston Pump and spent eighteen years with Alfa Laval’s International process engineering and manufacturing group. His most recent position was as Operations Director with Hydratight; a major supplier of field engineering services into the Oil & Gas market.
Jim brings to our company a strong background in industrial rotating machinery including both pumps and turbines with a history of successful accomplishments in developing and implementing growth plans.
Dr. William Sembler
Prior to joining Coffin, Dr. Sembler has spent the last twenty-two years as a Professor and then Head of the Department of Engineering at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. In that capacity, Dr. Sembler had overall responsibility for the delivery of all courses by the engineering faculty covering the design, operation, testing and maintenance of machinery and systems used in shipboard applications. During his tenure at the Academy, Dr. Sembler also served as Chief Engineer of the training ship T/V Kings Pointer and made numerous training cruises as an engineering officer aboard the State University of New York Maritime College’s T/S Empire State. In his early career, Dr. Sembler held various positions in the Marine Department and in the Marine & Navy Engineering Department of Worthington Pump from 1976 – 1991, including Manager of Marine & Navy Engineering.
Under Dr. Sembler’s leadership, Coffin will expand its technical capabilities, its design tools and programs and its depth in technical expertise.
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