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Robert Sliva

President/ COO

Houston, United States

Industry Category: Building Products - Equipment

Relocation Preferences: Europe, Canada, UAE

Personal Website Link:: http:// Video URL Link: http:// I desire to work with a company that has sound fiscal principles and is looking for a
strategic business leader. I have demonstrated success at group change management as well as group coordination to deliver business plans and complex projects.

Robert Sliva'S Overview


Robert A. Sliva, P.E.







TSC Offshore Group, LTD - Houston, TX 2007 August 2011

President  & COO


         Managed Global Operations 2008-

         Guided revenue growth from $ 32M in 2007 to $ 160M in 2010

         Integrated operating systems and personnel post acquisition

         Established two new foreign operating locations

         SAP implementation

         Contracts negotiations $100+M range for offshore drilling packages

         Managed ATEX/CE product certification and compliance

         Managed value engineering process for family of offshore deck cranes

         Senior Officer for API and QHSE compliance


Bear Pump & Equipment, Inc. - Houston, TX 2002 - 2006

V. P. Sales and Engineering


         Developed and implemented sales and distribution strategy

         Product Development including review of product drawings and BOM,

         created of product literature, both hard copy and web based

         Established distribution in Indonesia, India, Russia and Latin America

         Developed and brought to market two new pump models

         Set Up ISO 9001 based Quality System

         Improved efficiency of manufacturing flow through

         Collaborated with Shaffer and Cameron to develop BOP Controls procedures



Rotor-Tech, Inc. - Houston, TX 2000 2002



         Total P&L responsibility, including manufacturing from Canadian and US facilities

         Added 23% to EBIT in 2001 through expanded sales consistent with existing manufacturing capabilities and cost of sales

         Managed the move of the Houston office and manufacturing group

         Developed new API gear pump model

         Worked on one potential acquisition

         Set up outsourced benefits and payroll packages


National Oilwell - Houston, TX 1996 2000

Manager Marketing & Engineering


         Managed all Marketing, Engineering, and Product Management functions of $100M plus division

         Business Manager with P&L responsibility for Pumping Systems product line

         Managed Joint Industry Subsea product development project with initial research revenues in excess of $2M

         Team enhanced customer value with two acquisitions

         Mentored product management team through development and market introduction of three new products

         Exceeded stretch objectives in 1997 by 12% of EBIT

         Restructured sales, customer service and marketing functions post acquisition



FMC Fluid Control Division - Houston, TX 1989 - 1995

Region Sales Manager/ Oil & Gas Specialist Pump and Valve Products


         Managed Western US sales territory, selling to the Oil & Gas, Agricultural, Petro-Chem and Construction markets

         Worked with engineering to develop new model netting $1.5 M in first sale

         Sold first API compliance pumps to Exxon Mobile Bay net $2.0 M

         Set up industry based distribution in Latin America

         Developed power point presentations for ENC clients


TRW Mission Houston TX 1980 1988

Product Manager Process Pumps 



         Manage product development, employee product training, literature and required inventory levels

         Client and Distribution seminars

         Failure analysis

         Product line budgeting



Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business  Houston, Texas 2011

Advanced Management Program for Senior Executives


University Of Houston, Houston, Texas 1983-1984

12 hours graduate level study in Business Management

12 hours graduate level study in Engineering


University of Houston, Houston, Texas 1978-1982

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Graduate with Honors


Continuing Education

Seven S Business Modeling  2010

Team Productivity Seminar 2009

Business Ethics - Half Moon Seminars 2005

Project Cost Management -PCI 2005

Distributor Management- BCI 1997

Win/Win Negotiating- BCI 1996



Professional Engineer

Sunday School and Missions Team Volunteer

Marketing Consultation for Reda Pump and Bethlehem Pump

Design consultation for BAKER's CAC (Pressure Control) group

National Oilwell Creativity Award for 1997


Spanish Written and Spoken

Portuguese Written (Little)



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