ITT names DeSilva to lead global Oil & Gas business


    Seneca Falls, N.Y., March 16, 2010 – ITT Industrial Process, a fluid company of ITT Corporation, today appointed Marc DeSilva business development director for ITT Oil & Gas and Global Project Management.
    In his new role, DeSilva—who has nearly 30 years of experience in the pump industry—will be responsible for leading ITT’s worldwide global product management, project management for the Oil & Gas market, and business development and strategic account agreements. DeSilva’s team will also support worldwide sales and marketing operations. He will report to John Manna, vice president of Global Marketing for Industrial Process.
    “ITT has a tremendous range of products and expertise that can benefit the worldwide Oil & Gas industry,” said Manna. “With our recent reorganization, we’re focusing all of that global expertise in one unit to better serve our customers. Marc’s extensive experience will help us use these resources to expand our presence in the Oil & Gas marketplace.”
    Prior to joining ITT Corporation, DeSilva served as Flowserve’s global director for API products. He also previously held sales, marketing, and project management positions at Flowserve, Ingersoll Dresser Pump, and Ingersoll Rand.
    DeSilva received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He also earned his MBA from McGill University in Montreal.
    About ITT Industrial Process
    ITT Industrial Process provides pumps, valves, watermakers, controls, monitoring and a wide range of services to global oil and gas markets. Its premier brands include, Goulds, C’treat, Fabri-Valve, PumpSmart, ProSmart, and PRO Services.
    About ITT Corporation
    ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion.