Sundyne, a global leader in the design and manufacture of mission-critical pumps and compressors, announced the appointment of Andrew Matsuyama as Chief Financial Officer, Neil Langdown has been promoted to Commercial Excellence Leader, and Colin Guppy has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer.
Andrew Matsuyama Appointed Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Matsuyama brings nearly 15 years of experience as CFO of Norican Group and its predecessor, Wheelabrator Group, a private equity-owned engineered equipment manufacturer. In this capacity, he led a global finance organization and helped drive strategic initiatives across mergers and acquisitions, capital structure optimization, and business process improvement. Mr. Matsuyama has also previously served as a Manager at Arthur Andersen & Co. and he was a Senior Manager at Protiviti Consulting.
“Andy has extensive experience as a financial leader and he brings a proven track record to Sundyne for advancing key strategic initiatives,” said Sundyne’s CEO, Mark Sefcik. “We’re thrilled to add Andy to our leadership team as CFO, and we think he’ll add tremendous value as we accelerate Sundyne’s growth across all of our markets.”
“This is an exciting time to join Sundyne, as the company grows and builds upon its well-established market positions,” said Mr. Matsuyama. “I look forward to working with the team to execute on our strategic plan, accelerate our growth, and provide first-class service to our customers around the globe.”
Andrew Matsuyama will work out of Sundyne’s Arvada, CO headquarters.
Neil Langdown Appointed Commercial Excellence Leader and Vice President of Asia
Neil Langdown has been promoted to a new strategic role of Commercial Excellence Leader. Neil will also continue to serve Sundyne customers in his current role as Vice President for Asia.
Neil Langdown has worked at Sundyne since 2018, where he has focused on oil & gas and petrochemical markets. In his newly appointed roles, Langdown will focus on creating value by leveraging IOT condition-based monitoring to develop new business models and service offerings. Neil will also work to improve efficiency & profitability by digitizing business processes and enhancing the customer experience through seamless platform integration.
Prior to Sundyne, Neil held leadership positions in related industries, as Managing Director for Bedford Pumps for the water industry and Sales & Marketing Director at Siemens for power generation. In additional to his OEM experience, Neil also has extensive service & support experience as Aftermarket Director for Wartsila and General Manager of Hayward Taylor’s Service Division, concentrating on pumps & motors for Subsea and Nuclear markets.
“Neil’s 20-plus years of experience and his innovative strategic focus will be essential in driving commercial excellence around the globe, and also accelerating Sundyne’s success throughout Asia,” said Sundyne’s CEO Mark Sefcik. “We’re building a world class management team, and executives like Neil bring a wealth of experience that will help Sundyne’s customers address their business needs.”
Neil earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Loughborough University, and did his graduate work in business at Edinburgh Business School’s Heriot-Watt University. Neil Langdown will continue to be based from the UK, and can be reached at: Neil.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colin Guppy Appointed Chief Commercial Officer
Colin Guppy has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer. In this newly created role, Guppy will lead the original equipment and aftermarket strategies for Sundyne’s vertical markets in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.
With more than 25 years of industry expertise, and a successful career with Sundyne that dates back to 2000, Colin Guppy is uniquely qualified to bring the breadth and depth of Sundyne’s engineering and operational resources to meet today’s challenges. His proven track record of co-creating innovative solutions and leading global sales teams will ensure the success of Sundyne’s customers and channel partners.
In the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer, Guppy will work with Sundyne customers and channel partners to continue developing the right mix of products and aftermarket services that customers in the oil & gas, chemical and industrial markets need to meet their evolving business needs.
“Sundyne has always been a customer-focused company – and today, we’re realigning some of our internal resources and our business processes to match the evolving needs of our customers,” said Sundyne’s CEO Mark Sefcik. “Colin Guppy is perfectly suited for this new role at Sundyne, and I’m looking forward to working closely with him in the months and years ahead.”
“Many of our customers are large multi-national companies, and today’s business environment creates different challenges in different geographies,” said Colin Guppy. “From a customer perspective, working with Sundyne should always be a seamless experience – so we’re doubling our efforts today to ensure that our technology and our support will always be available wherever, whenever and however our customers need it.”
Colin Guppy will continue to work from Sundyne’s Eastbourne office, in the UK. He can be reached at: Colin.Guppy@sundyne.com.
Headquartered in Arvada, Colorado with operations and presence in Europe, the Middle East, India, Asia, Japan, and China, Sundyne is a leading manufacturer of precision-engineered highly reliable, safe, and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors for use in hydrocarbon processing, chemical processing, power generation, industrial, and high-pressure water applications. Sundyne is the world leader in delivering low-flow, high-head integrally geared centrifugal pumps and compressors as well as a leader in the supply of safe and leakage-free sealless magnetic drive centrifugal pumps and diaphragm compressors. Sundyne pumps and compressors designs are compliant with the industry’s most stringent API, ANSI/ASME, and ISO standards. To learn more about the Sundyne family of precision engineered pumps and compressors, please visit www.sundyne.com.