Ruthman Companies expands national sales team

Joe Hill.
Joe Hill.

Joe Hill has joined industrial pump manufacturer Ruthman Companies as regional sales manager, Eastern US and Canada.

Hill will cover all the Ruthman Companies pump brands – BSM, Gusher, Nagle, RAE, Process Systems and Deming vertical turbine pump lines, as well as Fulflo Hydraulic Valves. In addition to direct sales and application support, he will also be responsible for distributor channel development and OEM customer support in his territory.

Hill brings decades of pump industry experience in sales and repairs to Ruthman Companies. Most recently, Hill was part of Flowserve’s direct sales division. During his time at Flowserve, he held a number of positions within its divisions, with responsibilities for sales, business development, distributor management and OEM project management.

Hill has also had roles overseeing distribution and repair operations with Ohio Pump & Transmission, Pump Pros Inc and RA Mueller. Early in his career, he worked in electrical power supplies and mechanical seals.

Hill earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Urbana College, Ohio and is a veteran of the US Army.