Prior to joining the leadership team at Ingersoll Rand, Sia was Vice president and general manager, Vacuum and Turbo Blowers at Gardner Denver with responsibility for leading the Downstream Energy businesses.
Sia joined Gardner Denver in the Industrials Segment in March 2016 as the global vice president Technology and Marketing and led the creation of the Global Product Management and Technology Centers of excellence, accelerating the innovation cycle and substantially reducing new product time to market.
Prior to Gardner Denver, Sia held an executive board level position of chief technology and marketing officer within Atlas Copco Vacuum Solution with global responsibility for business development and R&D. He joined Atlas Copco following the acquisition of Edwards High Vacuum in January 2014. At Edwards, Sia held a number of roles within the R&D group, moving to the position of business development director-Japan in 2002. Sia was appointed to the board level position of global head of the Solar Division in 2005 and chief marketing and technology officer in 2010. He holds a Master of Science from Brighton University, UK.