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Doosan’s Silber Set to Retire

[Editor’s Note: RER reported Silber’s retirement in last week’s issue of RER Reports. Following is a more detailed summary of Silber’s career. Please scroll down to Interviews for an in-depth, exclusive interview with Silber.]

As reported last week in RER Reports, Larry Silber, president of Doosan Infracore Portable Power, formerly Ingersoll Rand Utility Equipment, has announced his retirement effective June 1, after a 30-year career with the company.

Silber is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he earned a degree in business administration. He began his career with Ingersoll Rand immediately after graduation, beginning as a sales trainee in the professional tools group. He quickly moved into marketing and business management for that business unit, holding various positions such as regional sales manager and national sales manager. In 1989, Silber was promoted to vice president, holding that title in various capacities of the business: sales and worldwide marketing, automotive aftermarket and sales/distribution operations.

In 1997, Silber moved to the construction and mining group, where he served as vice president of rental sales and strategic business development and then vice president of U.S. and Canadian sales. In Jan. 2000, Silber became president of Ingersoll Rand Equipment & Services Co., where he was responsible for all Ingersoll Rand stores and remarketing initiatives. In 2002, he took charge of sales relationships and the additional responsibility of developing its global remarketing business, turning it into a $100 million global business line for Ingersoll Rand. In November 2007 Doosan Infracore acquired the Bobcat, Utility Development and Attachment businesses from Ingersoll Rand Co.

In 2006, Silber was named president of Ingersoll Rand Utility Equipment. A New Jersey native, Silber is married and has three sons.

For an exclusive, in-depth interview with Silber, please scroll down RER Reports to Interviews.

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