Northwest Pipe Company (Nasdaq: NWPX), a leading manufacturer of water-related infrastructure, has announced the addition of Jesus Tanguis as the new Vice President / General Manager of Geneva Pipe and Precast, a Northwest Pipe Company. Tanguis will be responsible for general oversite of the three Geneva Pipe and Precast plants in Utah, including manufacturing, safety, engineering, logistics, sales, team growth, and plant productivity.
With a strong background in civil construction and infrastructure, Tanguis focuses on optimizing multicultural teams and organizational processes for sustainable business growth. He has a proven record of increasing performance and revenue in underperforming market segments and has successfully implemented sales strategies to increase product diversification and market share.
Tanguis has a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas and studied Economics at the Universidad del Pacifico. Tanguis is a native of Peru and has a keen understanding of the highly competitive international precast markets and trends with experience in working across South, Central, and North America.
"Jesus is a great addition to our leadership team. His background leading cultural change and increasing profitability supports our efforts to keep Geneva the regional leader in precast concrete," states Scott Montross, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Pipe Company. "Jesus will focus on customer service, lean manufacturing, and enhancing shareholder value while maintaining a safe environment for our team."