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: Graham joined the Industry in1969 as a Sales Cadet with Clark Equipment, the Michigan Manufacturers, spent some 16 years or more with the Clark Equipment Brand, as well as others uch as Euclid,Wabco, Demag, Le Tourneau etc.He then joined Waugh & Joey´s ( Cat) which became Gough & Gilmour) eventually joining Case in 1992. two years later he helped found Semco Pty Ltd.
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.
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: 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.
Sales Manager Queanbeyan
Background: Mark Skimmings started in the industry straight out of boarding school working on cottons farms in far western nsw in 1976 , then moved into spare parts with john Deere dealer in wee waa from there he moved in machinery sales with various other companies at age 19 but moved to queanbeyan from northern nsw in 1983 where he has been employed for the last 25 yrs in machinery sales of agricultural and construction equipment , mark covers an area of south east and southern NSW.