January 1, 2016, Graco’s Lubrication Equipment Division (LED) had an exchange in the Vice President and General Management position. Brian Zumbolo, who led the division for nearly 8-years, took a position as Vice President and General Manager, in Asia Pacific. Peter O’Shea, Graco’s Vice President and General Manager, from Asia Pacific, accepted the role here in Anoka, replacing Brian Zumbolo.
Peter joined Graco in Australia in 1995 and has served with distinction in various roles across our Asia Pacific region, including Country Manager of Australia/New Zealand and as the Asia Pacific Director of Sales and Marketing for both the Industrial Products Division as well as the Applied Fluid Technologies Division based in Shanghai, China. Peter assumed his responsibilities as Asia Pacific’s Vice President and General Manager in 2013.
“I am very excited about the role and the team here in the Lubrication Equipment Division in Anoka” said Peter O’Shea, Graco’s Lubrication Equipment Division Vice President and General Manager. “We have amazing talent in LED from our sales, marketing, engineering, and manufacturing departments, as well as support teams across the globe. We have an outstanding manufacturing facility here in Anoka, Minnesota, the best quality products, leading technology across the markets we serve and the best distribution channel” added O’Shea.
In his new role, Peter will work closely with Sales, Engineering, Product, Channel Marketing, Distribution Partners and Manufacturing to strategically develop and grow the Lubrication Equipment Division. If you have any questions about this change, please free to contact Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org. General questions can be directed to your local sale representative.