Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Glen Priestley

General Manager, Global Head and Director of Sykes Group

Glen joined Sykes Group in 2020, bringing with him over 25 years industry experience across Australia, Asia, China and USA. A qualified Chemical Engineer, Glen also holds an MBA in addition to his wealth of experience in business leadership and executive management roles.

Glen’s technical skills and business acumen underpin his expertise in pumps and mineral processing equipment.

With a keen interest in research and development, project and engineering management and business strategy, Glen is passionate about leading Sykes Group through an exciting period of growth.

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Racine Neilson

Global Sales Manager Pumps – Sykes

With 12 years’ experience in the pump industry across Australia and Asia, Racine has a special interest in pump application and sales, sales management, project sales, change management and business development.

Racine joined Sykes Group in 2022 and is now in the role of Global Sales Manager after leading Primax USA Inc through a transformational period of growth. 

A member of AICD, Racine holds a double degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business and has also completed her Master of Business Administration.

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Murtuza Master

General Manager Dubai, Primax

A well-respected expert within the business, Murtuza has over 20-year experience in the pumps industry in Dubai.

Murtuza holds a wealth of knowledge across all aspects of business, holding Chartered Accountant status as well as 15 years of in-depth knowledge of Sykes Group.

General Manager since 2020, Murtuza leads the Dubai business through its most exciting time yet as we utilise Dubai as our central world hub.

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Yuan Yuan

Aftermarket Solutions Manager

With a passion for pumps, Yuan Yuan joined Sykes Group in 2022 with 11 years of industry practice. With prior experience as a Product Specialist, Yuan Yuan applies her extensive knowledge to engineering support, pump configuration, and project sales.

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Economical Information Management and a Master’s degree in Information, System and Technology provides Yuan Yuan with a unique skillset to lead the aftermarket team.

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Paul White

Operations Manager

Part of the fabric of Sykes Group, Paul has been with the Group for over 33 years. His passion for the business, his people and our products makes him an incredible asset.

Starting as a mechanical fitter, Paul’s experience and expertise saw him promoted to Production Leader. Now the Global Head of Operations, Paul oversees the effective operations across the Sykes Group production facilities in Australia and Dubai.

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Rosemberg Caicedo Ortega

Engineering Manager

Joining us in 2018, Rosemberg leads the Sykes Group global engineering team, overseeing product support and research and development.

With a diverse background which includes 14 years’ experience as a Mechanical Engineer, Rosemberg has 10 years specialising in mining equipment for OEM’s.

Rosemberg holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Emily Clare

Human Resources & SHEQ Manager

Emily Clare is a seasoned Human Resources professional with over 15 years of experience in generalist Human Resources roles within heavy industry across Australia and Asia. Joining shortly after the acquisition of the Sykes Group by the Atlas Copco Group, Emily brings extensive knowledge and expertise to the organisation. 

Emily is a professional member of AHRI and IRS NSW and holds a Bachelor of Business and is in the final stages of completing her Master of Law and Human Resources.

Emily has a passion for ensuring Human Resources strategies are aligned with overall business objectives to drive organisational success.