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.