San Antonio, TX (June 7, 2022) – VP Racing Fuels, Inc., regarded worldwide as the leader in racing, performance fuel products, and branded retail, announced today that Andy Deel and Richard Glady have been promoted to Director of their respective divisions.
Most recently, Division Manager, Consumer Products, Andy Deel has been named Director, Consumer Products.
“Andy has demonstrated strong leadership in managing his Consumer Products team and driving sales in the fastest growing division at VP,” said Bruce Hendel, Senior Vice President, Global Sales at VP Racing Fuels. “His total grasp of our marketplaces and understanding of the customer makes him the ideal director for the division.”
Since beginning his career at VP twelve years ago, Deel has risen through the ranks, with four previous positions in sales and marketing across several divisions. Before VP, he held two positions in the marketing department of Susser Holdings – Stripes. Deel is a graduate of Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, with a degree in business and marketing.
Richard Glady has been promoted to Director of Sales – Lubricants Division from Sales Manager – Lubricants Division.
“Richard’s experience and expertise in the lubricants and chemicals industries are beyond reproach,” added Hendel. “Since joining VP six years ago, he has brought a foundation of industry knowledge and professionalism that has taken our lubricants business to the next level.”
Prior to joining VP, Glady held several executive leadership roles with lubricant and chemical industry leaders, including Vice President of Blended Lubricants Sales and Marketing for the Brad Penn/Gulf brands, where he created the Penn Grade 1 “Green” Hi-Performance Racing Oil line with American Refining Group, Inc. He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a degree in education.
For more information about VP and its products for racers, enthusiasts, and general consumers, visit www.vpracingfuels.com.
About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Fuel Technology®, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, MotoAmerica, World Racing Group, and World of Outlaws, Kicker AMA Arenacross, American Flat Track, SCORE, USAC, NMCA/NMRA, and more than 60 sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.
As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across North America are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™; and VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing. VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance Lubricants in conjunction with the launch of quick lube facilities, branded VP Racing FASTLUBE™, VP Racing POWERWASH™ car wash systems, and VP Appearance and VP TANK GUARDIAN™ product lines.
More information is available online at www.vpracingfuels.com.
VP Contact: Karen Madden, 402.960.0320 or [email protected]