The team behind your success
Silvano (Satch) Santilli
Qualifications: Diploma in Agricultural Sciences(Eng) – Hawkesbury Ag College
Background: Satch started with The Case Corporation in 1982 in the position as sales coordinator. Since then he has held positions in the areas of sales management, product specialist, marketing and branch management. Satch was retail store manager for Sydney when the business was purchased from Case Corporation in 1994 by Semco.
Peter Leslie Esse
Qualifications: Diploma in Accounting Master of Management – University of Western Sydney
Background: Peter joined Case Corporation in 1972. Since then he has held positions in Accounting, Treasury, Business Management, Project Management, Parts Management, Retail Store Management, Marketing and General Management. In 1994, together with Graham and Satch, Peter started Case Equipment Sales which has just rebranded itself to be Semco Group.
Peter´s memberships include: Institute of Company Directors Member, Institute of Internal Auditors & Justice of the Peace.
Background: Richard started his mechanical career with a Rail and Construction company in 2004 before Joining Semco Equipment Sales in 2007 as an Area Sales Manager. In 2011 Richard joined Atlas Copco/Dynapac as a Customer Support Sales Representative and then Regional Parts Sales and Service Manager NSW. In 2013 Richard joined Komatsu Australia as the ANZ Business Manager and Product Manager for Wheel Loaders and Dump Trucks for 8 years. In September 2021 Richard returned to Semco and is responsible for Corporate Accounts and products including Engcon, Liugong and Morooka.
Qualifications: Marketing Diploma, Certificate IV Workplace Assessor & Trainer, Certificate IV Occupational Health & Safety
Steve is our Chief Operating Officer and this year has been with the company for 25 years. Steve also manages the portfolio of TORO compact equipment and is responsible for Queanbeyan Parts and Service.
Background: Tony commenced as a storeman with Case (C&H) in 1971. He stayed with them for 21 years, advancing to the role of transport manager. Tonie then joined Semco (Case Equipment Sales) in 1996 and has been service manager since 2001.
His experience covers several brands including Case, Takeuchi, Fermac, Terex and others. Tony’s service team are commited to deliver competitive labour rates and prompt, personal service. That’s why both big and small customers of Semco return to us year after year.
Background: Started his mechanical apprenticeship at aged 18 on Agricultural and Construction machinery in Victoria, moved to NSW and was working on farms around Condobolin Western NSW and then moved to Queanbeyan where he is currently employed since 1985 (23yrs) as a fully qualified diesel mechanic then moved on to the position of Service Manager for many years but has now found his place in machinery sales for the last two years and handles a lot of sales and co-ordination of same, local married with two girls and enjoys the challenge of the industry he works in.