Press Release


Randy Bean Named GOMACO’s Director of International Sales


Ida Grove, Iowa – Kent Godbersen, GOMACO Corporation’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, has announced the appointment of Randy Bean as the new Director of International Sales, effective May 1, 2015. The appointment is the result of Bryan Schwartzkopf retiring after completing 41 years of service to the company.

Bean has been with GOMACO for 27 years. He started with the company in 1987 in the Production Control department. In 1993, he joined the International Department when he was named International Sales Coordinator.

“Randy has been a part of our succession planning and has played a major role in international sales for several years,” Godbersen said. “He is a part of the GOMACO culture and has the attention to detail and the work ethic that we are known for here in the Heartland of the United States. Randy has coordinated a large number of projects with our worldwide distributor network and has provided guidance in specifying equipment for highways, canals, tunnels and other concrete applications. He will now have a leadership role in our directive to provide our customer base throughout the world with the leading sales and service support that our international team is recognized for in the concrete paving industry.”

Schwartzkopf had been with GOMACO almost 42 years. He became Director of International Sales in 1987 and officially retired from GOMACO on May 1.

“Bryan has been a part of the GOMACO family for as long as I can remember,” said Godbersen. “His knowledge, dedication and professionalism are well known throughout the construction industry. We are grateful for his four decades of service to GOMACO, our customers, and our distributors around the world and wish him all the best in his retirement.”

GOMACO Corporation ( is the worldwide leader in concrete construction equipment with headquarters in Ida Grove, Iowa, USA. European headquarters, with a full sales and service office, are located in Witney, England. GOMACO equipment will slipform concrete streets and highways, airport runways, curb and gutter, sidewalks and recreational trails, safety barrier, bridge parapet, and irrigation canals. Support equipment includes grade trimmers, concrete placers, concrete placer/spreaders, and texturing and curing machines. The company also offers equipment to finish flat slabs, bridges, and slopes. GOMACO will consult on unique concrete paving applications and equipment needs. Products are offered through a worldwide distributor network for local sales, parts and service expertise.