Marco Smits — EMA Regional Training Manager
Marco Smits started with Flowserve in 2001. For the next 19 years, he has worked in the Spare Parts group, where he climbed from part specialist to Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMA) manager of spare parts, commercial operations. His specialties are leading teams, solving obstacles, and making sure the Flowserve strategy is followed with an eye on customer demands.
Marco’s goal is to open a second Learning Resource Center in EMA and expand internal training support.
Willem Geuke — Training Specialist
After more than 20 years of experience in the European manufacturing and maintenance industry, Willem Geuke joined Flowserve in 2011. He is a member of the Flowserve Educational Services Group, where he delivers training in the EMA region and deploys Flowserve services.
Willem earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Hogeschool West-brabant Breda. A certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, he was recognized as the National Business Improvement Manager in 2019.
Stefano Malandrino — Training Specialist
Stefano Malandrino joined Flowserve in Desio (Italy) in 2012 as a field service engineer. Since 2016, he has been a technical training specialist for the Educational Services Group, where he delivers training primarily for centrifugal pumps to employees and customers located in the EMA region.
Stefano earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Università di Catania and a master’s degree in energy engineering — production and conversion of energy from Politecnico di Milano. He is a MOBIUS-certified Vibration Analyst Category-2, according to the ISO 18436-2.