Vacuworx is proud to announce the promotion of Randy Hayes to Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Accounts. This expanded role will allow him to more closely partner with national and key accounts as well as focus on new business opportunities across all of the markets that Vacuworx serves. Hayes has led the Vacuworx North American sales team, encompassing the United States and Canada, for the last 8 years as the Corporate Sales Director.
Hayes has worked in the oil and gas pipeline and related markets for 38 years. He joined the Vacuworx team in 2010. Prior, he was with T.D. Williamson for over 23 years in their Services Division, later managing the Polyethylene Fusion Equipment Division.
As part of his commitment to the industry, Hayes is an active member of several organizations. He is currently an Associate Member Director for DCA (Distribution Contractors Association). In addition, he is involved on various levels with the Pipeline Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC), American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA), Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA), Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), National Association of Pipe Coating Applicators (NAPCA) and Associated Equipment Distributors (AED).
“Randy has been on the front line with our key customers for the last 8 years,” said Bill Solomon, President of Vacuworx. “With so many opportunities for growth in both new and existing markets, we are excited to make this change to our sales structure and reward his hard work.”
Hayes attended American Christian College in Tulsa where he played baseball and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He enjoys rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, playing the guitar, riding his Harley, and spending time with friends and family.
Founded in 1999 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Vacuworx engineers and manufactures innovative heavy-duty material handling equipment for the oil and gas, water and sewer, highway and heavy construction, concrete construction, landscaping and manufacturing industries worldwide. Vacuworx Vacuum and Hydraulic Lifting Systems can be customized for many applications and lift capacities. Standard models lift a variety of materials including steel pipe (including most types of coating), plastic pipe (PVC, fiberglass, long flexible pipe), ductile iron pipe, concrete pipe, pre-cast concrete slabs, pre-cast concrete culverts, concrete road barriers, saw cut concrete (demolition or rehabilitation), landscape pavers, steel plate and piling and road plate. Lifters can be attached to hydraulic excavators and backhoes (with or without a coupler system), wheel or track type loaders, cranes, pipe layers, skid steers, forklifts and knuckle booms and can also be mounted for a variety of in-plant applications. Vacuworx maintains a global inventory available for purchase or rental through our global network of Vacuworx companies, dealers and agents. Parts, service and technical support are available 24/7/365 for installation, training, repairs and troubleshooting.