Press Release


Francisco Ortega Named New GOMACO Managing Director for Latin America


Francisco “Frank” Ortega is GOMACO’s new Managing Director for Latin America.

Ida Grove, Iowa, USA – Francisco “Frank” Ortega of Thornton, Colorado, has joined GOMACO as the new Managing Director for Latin America. He will be responsible for the sale of GOMACO products and managing the distributor network within the region. The announcement, effective immediately, was made by Kent Godbersen, GOMACO’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing.

Ortega has extensive sales and marketing experience, as well as distributor and construction knowledge working within CASE IH as a distributor development manager, Trimble Navigation as a sales manager, and also for BMW of America and Volkswagen of America. He has a marketing degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado, and an M.B.A. from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

“The Latin American market is very important to GOMACO and Frank brings with him international sales experience and his bilingual Spanish and English skills,” Godbersen said. “Frank has vast experience working with distributorships and with customers. We welcome him to our GOMACO team as he builds on the relationships with our concrete paving customers and future customers in the region.”

He can be reached at GOMACO through email at or by mobile phone at +1 303-999-1487.

GOMACO Corporation ( is the worldwide leader in concrete construction equipment with headquarters in Ida Grove, Iowa, USA. 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.