Vacuworx Gulf Coast Region Grows
with Addition of Texas-Based Sales Reps
(Tulsa, OK) — Vacuworx is excited to announce the addition of two new Area Sales Representatives serving customers in the Gulf Coast Region.
Sebastian Castilla joins Vacuworx with 12 years of domestic and global pipeline sales experience, including prior procurement, sales support and business development roles at Welspun Corp. and Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars, as well as international sales relations experience in China, India, Japan and Latin America.
Castilla values collaborating with customers while helping broaden their exposure to the full range of capabilities and advantages associat- ed with Vacuworx lifting systems for a wide array of material-handling jobs. Based in Houston, his territory includes the greater metropolitan and surrounding area, Louisiana and Mississippi.
John Young brings to Vacuworx over 30 years of heavy equipment rental and sales experience and a zeal for connecting with operators in the oil and gas and pipeline construction fields. Young has been identified as a problem-solver with a safety-first mindset and proactive approach to saving customers valuable time and assets. Based in Canyon Lake, Texas, his territory encompasses West Texas, Central Texas, the Rio Grande Valley and Southeast New Mexico.
Each of the new hires will handle key accounts, uncover new growth opportunities and support authorized Vacuworx distributors while showcasing seven lines of heavy duty and compact lifting solutions designed for the oil and gas, water and sewer, highway and heavy construction, concrete construction and demolition, mining, manufacturing, and landscaping industries.
Castilla attended the University of Houston, earning a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management with an emphasis on Latin American studies. He was born in Colombia and grew up in West Texas, moving with his parents to the Houston area when he was fifteen. A former Division I athlete and American soccer player, Castilla enjoys spending free time away from work with his three-year-old son.
Young has been married to his wife Dannette for 31 years and has three sons. Away from work, he can generally be found fishing for fun or in a tournament, as well as spending time with any of his seven grandchildren. Born in Kermit, Texas, he grew up in West Texas, attended Odessa College and studied at various Cat, Volvo and Link-Belt Cranes equipment training schools.
“We welcome John and Sebastian as valuable additions to our Gulf Coast team with their tenure working with construction materials and equipment in the oil and gas fields,” said George Denny, Vacuworx Gulf Coast Sales Director. “They are demonstrating their ability to ask the right questions; questions that will help us respond effectively with highest value product and service offerings best suited to meet our customers’ unique geographic requirements and industry specific needs.”