Epiroc USA Appoints Jon Torpy as General Manager
Published: 17/6, 2019
Jon Torpy is the new General Manager and President for Epiroc USA LLC, effective May 1, 2019. Torpy brings 15 years of broad leadership experience with Epiroc and predecessor Atlas Copco, and 20 years of overall industry experience. Based in Denver, Colo., Torpy will lead the U.S. Customer Center of Epiroc, which supplies innovative, safe and sustainable drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment and tools. The company also provides service and world-class technology solutions for automation and interoperability.
Torpy is a strong advocate for innovation to help drive continuous improvement for Epiroc customers. During his tenure as Vice President of Marketing for the Drilling Solutions division, he was a key visionary and leader in the Epiroc autonomous drill program, which has become a game-changer for many customers. Torpy joined Ingersoll-Rand Drilling Solutions in 1999 as an Application Engineer. After the acquisition of the Drilling Solutions Division by Atlas Copco, now Epiroc, he became Regional Manager, Latin America, and Canada. He then held positions as District Manager at the U.S Customer Center in Denver and Business Line Manager, Drilling Solutions before moving into his most recent Vice President of Marketing role with Drilling Solutions in Garland, Texas. Since growing up in a copper mining camp in Cuajone, Peru, South America, Torpy has spent most of his life as part of the mining community. He is a 1999 graduate from Montana Tech with a B.S. degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering. He also graduated from the TIO International Executive Program at the Stockholm School of Economics in, Sweden, where Epiroc has its global headquarters.