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General Petroleum, Inc. Welcomes New General Sales Manager

General Petroleum, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome David “Doc” Raines as its general sales manager. Raines will lead a high-performing sales team that serves the firm’s industry partners throughout their marketing region. His leadership and experience bring enhanced value to General Petroleum and its clients. Raines’ commitment to quality and service are a perfect fit for General Petroleum, Northeast Indiana’s leading distributor of petroleum, metalworking, and ancillary products.

David “Doc” Raines,
General Sales Manager, General Petroleum

Raines joins the General Petroleum family after working for 19 years at ExxonMobil, most recently holding the position of strategic global account manager. His extended work history features several managerial roles of escalating scope supported by a foundation in direct sales. Raines has demonstrated value within the petroleum industry, earned through decades of experience and growth. General Petroleum is pleased to welcome a seasoned leader such as Raines, who presents a keen understanding of the day-to-day needs of equipment manufacturers and lubricant distributors.

“Doc brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role at General Petroleum. His solid history, both in industry with ExxonMobil and in the military, will be of great benefit to our team,” said Cynthia Vanderwall, President & CEO.

Raines is a Combat Veteran of the United States Army and a graduate of the University of Maryland. He lives in Fort Wayne with his wife and their daughter.

About General Petroleum, Inc.
General Petroleum, Inc. was founded in 1952 as a fuel consignee for the Mobil Oil Corporation and was purchased by its current ownership in 1978. The company has since grown into one of the largest family owned wholesale lubricant and metalworking distributors in the nation. General Petroleum, Inc. was certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise in 2018 by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). General Petroleum, Inc. markets and distributes a full line of industrial lubricants, commercial vehicle lubricants, automotive lubricants, and antifreezes, as well as a full line of metalworking fluids and ancillary goods. www.genpet.com

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