Scott Vavra to take over Darley’s Pump Customer Support and Applications Engineering Team

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Darley has announced that Scott Vavra will assume leadership of the Pump Customer Support and Applications Engineering Team effective January 9, 2023.

Vavra is an accomplished leader in global customer support. Before joining Darley, he spent over 15 years with Cummins, where he successfully held a range of customer support leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility. He improved total customer support experience by developing and implementing innovative and comprehensive operations and training programs. He also received the Silver Drop Award for Outstanding Customer Service from the Cummins Engine Company in 2010.

Vavra is succeeding Lairy Normand, who is retiring on January 6, 2023, after 30 years of service. 

Greg Field, Pump Division General Manager commented: “We are thrilled Scott has joined Darley to lead one of the most vital parts of our business to put our customers first and exceed expectations.

“We’re confident our customers will be in good hands with Scott and his team as we continue to take the total customer care experience to the next level.”

He added: “On behalf of the entire organization, I want to thank Lairy for his many contributions to Darley over the past 30 years, and I wish him all the best.”

Vavra also serves in the Army National Guard and received a leadership award while stationed at Fort Knox in Kentucky. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Industrial Technology, Technical Sales and Service. He also earned an Automotive Technology degree from Chippewa Valley Technical College and a teaching certificate from Mount Senario College. He lives in Holcombe, WI, with his wife of 27 years, Holly, and his three daughters.

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