Shermco Announces Promotions Of Three Staff Members


Shermco recently announced three executive promotions.

Former vice president of Production for the Engineering Services Division Pat Beisert was promoted to president of Shermco U.S. Beisert will be responsible for all operations in U.S. including production, sales and support staff.  Beisert has 28 years in the electrical maintenance industry, and has been with Shermco since 2001.

“Shermco has more than doubled in size in the past year. With our continued growth through business development and acquisition, a reorganization was in order to accommodate expanding needs of our company and client base. Pat has been with the company many years and knows every aspect of our industry. Couple that with his business acumen, he was the natural pick to run our U.S. operations,” said Ron Widup, Shermco CEO.

Additionally, Paul Idziak has been promoted to vice president of the Machine Services Division. Formerly the group’s general manager, Idziak is responsible for overseeing the company’s Machine Services Division, which provides clients with superior electric motor and generator repair, rotating machinery field services, new equipment distribution, and engineering consultative services.

With a strong knowledge of both electrical systems and management skills, Idziak is responsible for more than 150 employees and over $40 million in revenue. He has experience in all aspects of sales, operations, finance, accounting, quality control, and Lean/5S. He continues to grow as an influential person in renewable energy, oil and gas, defense, and electric utilities market segments in the area of electrical machinery and system maintenance.  Idziak holds a BS in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M and an MBA from the Cox School of Business at SMU.

Idziak started with Shermco as an account manager in 2009 and has been promoted five times in the past six years.

 “Paul has already proven his ability to lead our Machine Services Division. We are proud to promote him to vice president in recognition of his success in this important and growing area of our business,” Widup said.

Rounding out the roster of promotions, Shermco corporate sales manager Mike Hancock will head up the national sales team for the company through his promotion to vice president of Sales for Shermco U.S.

In his new role, Hancock will lead Shermco’s professional sales force of account managers and sales engineers with emphasis on providing world-class electrical service offerings.  The sales team in total consists of more than 80 sales professionals that serve the U.S. from multiple service centers located throughout the central states. Hancock has more than 22 years of experience in commercial and industrial electrical maintenance and repair.  He joined Shermco in 2010.

 Hancock’s professional affiliations include: Member of IEEE, NFPA99 Voting member on the Correlating Committee, Registered Professional Engineer for the State of Texas since June 2003, NETA IV Certified Technician.

 “Mike Hancock has done a fine job in developing new opportunities and markets for Shermco, and I’m happy to promote him to Vice President of Sales,” Widup said.

— Source: Shermco