As part of our growing presence in the region, RigQuip is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacob John as Sales Manager, Middle East. Jacob will join our Dubai team and has extensive experience in drilling industry sales and customer service management. He will oversee all sales in the region, reporting to Sales Director, Craig Fraser.
Jacob’s most recent role was at Weir Engineering Services where he was Regional Sales Manager, Drilling Services and responsible for developing new business opportunities and managing key drilling industry accounts.
At RigQuip, Jacob will be responsible for managing communication of our product and service offerings, acquiring new customers, developing relationships and managing proposals.
Jacob started his career as a Sales engineer and later a drilling waste management engineer at MI-Swaco, before joining the sales team at Weir.
He was born and raised in Dubai and has over 20 years of industry experience. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from The Indian Engineering College in Tamil Nadu, India, as well as an MBA in Operations Management from Manipal University in Dubai.
Jacob’s sales development experience and regional drilling industry awareness will help us further engage with key decision makers, and ensure RigQuip’s continued development in the region.
For any queries regarding your Rig maintenance or equipment supply you can get in touch with him.