Industry Veteran Glady to Help Develop Product Line
SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 7, 2016) VP Racing Fuels®, Inc., today announced the appointment of Richard Glady as Sales Manager-Lubricants, reporting to Bruce Hendel, VP’s Director-Consumer Product Sales. Based at the company’s headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, Glady will be responsible for sales of lubricants developed for the consumer market.
Glady has broad experience in sales and marketing in the Lubricants industry. During 15 years with American Refining Group, he served as Vice President-Lubricant Sales & Marketing with responsibility for growing sales of Brad Penn and Penn Grade 1 branded oils through direct, distributor and retail distribution channels. Previously with Witco Corporation, Glady served at various times as Director of Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Racing and Installed Lubricants Sales and Marketing.
“Richard brings a wealth of experience to our sales team,” said Hendel. “As we develop and launch products in what for VP is a new market segment, his industry insight will be invaluable.”
“VP Racing Fuels has an outstanding reputation in the racing and high performance market. With VP’s diversification strategy the Lubricants sector is a natural extension of their core markets,” said Glady. “I am truly excited about building another lubricant brand with VP.”
About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Race Fuel Technology™, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of Tudor United SportsCar Championship, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models, Pirelli World Challenge, PDRA and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.
As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across the U.S. 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 PowerWash™ and more. VP also markets VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com, VP-SEF.com or PowermasterFuels.com.