This leadership change will be effective on July 1, 2011. Barry, who will succeed Pipes, has been with WEG for more than 18 years, serving in various sales roles and management capacities. Allen Graham, who currently serves as area manager for the South Central Region, will fill Barry's position as vice president. Graham has almost 40 years of experience in the motor industry and has been with WEG since 1998. Completing the WEG Electric Corp. Management Team and continuing in their existing positions are Celso Siebert, WEG S.A. managing director for the USA; Randy Connolly, vice president of sales; and Mauro Mendes, vice president of sales.