John Smayda

Anvil International announced several appointments. The company promoted John Smayda to vice president, marketing. A 38-year industry veteran, Smayda formerly was AnvilStar’s director of sales for the eastern U.S. Bill Gilliam was named manager of Anvil International’s Energy Division. He is a 35-year veteran of both Anvil and the oil and gas industry.

Shaun Dunn

Shaun Dunn was hired as national engineering manager working with Anvil’s business development team. Dunn’s 18 years of experience include stints with McWane and Agilent Technologies. Wendell Hayes has transferred from Anvil’s mechanical team to the Energy Division. John Dannaker has joined Anvil as a mechanical specialist, working closely with PVF contractors on Anvil’s Gruvlok and hanger product lines. He has 25 years of industrial and mechanical sales experience. Dannaker will focus on sales in southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.