Elliott Group recently announced that Art Titus has been named Chief Operating Officer, succeeding outgoing COO Tony Casillo, who retired in December after 36 years with Elliott. Over the past six years, Tony Casillo led Elliott through a period of sustained growth and the closer integration of our global operations, said Yasuyuki Uruma, CEO of Elliott Group.
Titus joined Elliott in January 2007 as Director of Sales and Marketing for Engineered Products. In April of that year, he was appointed Vice President of Engineered Products. He came to Elliott from VetcoGray in Houston, Texas, where he served as Vice President of Surface Completion. Prior to joining VetcoGray in 2004, Titus worked for Dresser-Rand for nearly 30 years, advancing to Vice President and General Manager of Dresser-Rand’s operations in Olean and Wellsville, New York.
Toshihiko Miyashita succeeds Art Titus
Toshihiko Miyashita, who has worked for Elliott’s parent, Ebara Corporation, for 36 years in various positions, succeeds Art Titus as Vice President of Engineered Products at Elliott Group. In his new position, he will be responsible for the sales, marketing, design and manufacture of Elliott’s engineered product portfolio, including centrifugal and axial compressors, steam turbines and power recovery equipment.
Assisting in these efforts will be Kazuroh Takamura in the position of General Manager, Global Engineered Products Operations. Takamura has 37 years of service with Ebara Corporation in various roles supporting the Elliott brand.
Michael Lordi, Vice President of Industrial Products since 2005, has been appointed Vice President of Global Service. Lordi will be responsible for Elliott’s service business which includes a global network of service centers and technical resources to support Elliott and non-Elliott rotating equipment in the field.
John Rann succeeds Mike Lordi as Vice President of Industrial Products. Rann has been the Global Director of Sales and Marketing for Industrial Products since 2007. In his new position, he will be responsible for the design, manufacture, sales and marketing of Elliott’s industrial steam turbines.