HOUSTON, December 21, 2010 – Mike Vellano has been named vice president of sales and marketing at IPR, a leading provider of underground rehabilitation solutions with offices throughout the United States. In his new role he will be responsible for the oversight of all national sales initiatives and marking objectives on behalf of the company. IPR CEO Joseph A. Cutillo made the announcement.
Prior to receiving his new title, Mr. Vellano served as general manager at RePipe, a division of IPR, where he was responsible for managing the execution of all initiatives on behalf of the company. Before joining IPR, he served as Vice President of Regional Operations at Albany, New York-based Vellano Bros, Inc.
“We are extremely excited to name Mike the new vice president of sales and marketing,” said Cutillo. “His past successes as General Manager, coupled with his background and previous experience, have made him a valuable asset to our company and clients. We look forward to his future with IPR, as well as the contributions he provides in taking IPR to the next level.
Currently a resident of Houston, Texas, Mr. Vellano received his Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Mississippi in 2002.
IPR is a national leader and provider of underground rehabilitation solutions, with offices in six states, including CA, GA, FL, MI, TN and TX. Licensed in over 25 states, IPR uses the latest technologies in the industry and has patented pipe cleaning tools that provide the U.S. with the only “Green” environmentally friendly rehabilitation method. IPR is also a past recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers award for best project in the past for their involvement with a 15-month project, which fixed a massive sinkhole in Sterling Heights, Mich. costing under $100 million. For more information, please http://www.teamipr.com.