Caterpillar veteran Brian Panizzi joins WPP

Caterpillar veteran Brian Panizzi joined WPP on August 4th as Engineering and Project Manager. Brian will be responsible for helping the sales team design and put together custom solutions for our customers, as well as seeing them through the project management, and completion phases in the shop. Brian will be helping drive and manage our custom packaging division growth. He will also be working with the sales team to create, engineer, and package our own standardized WPP product line.

Brian spent 21 years at Caterpillar Inc. in various roles and capacities. He started his career in the special engineering projects group, where he supported Caterpillar customers with the engineering and quoting of custom Marine Engines. From there he moved into the regulatory side of the Marine Group where he worked primarily on EPA, EU, and IMO Emissions requirements on CAT Marine Products. He was essentially the CAT Emissions Specialist, for the Marine Division. Most recently Brian spent his time in the Oil & Gas Division where he focused on IMO Offshore emissions regulations, offshore ATEX compliance, and the CAT DGB Bi-Fuel projects for the CAT O&G Team. He is intimately familiar with the multiple Caterpillar systems such as TMI and SIMSi, and SIS.

He has a mechanical engineering degree from Bradley University in Peoria, IL

Welcome to WPP, Brian. And welcome to Houston!