Treese Named Private Label Sales Specialist
American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) announced this week Paul Treese’s appointment as its private label sales specialist for finished lubricants.
ARG President and Chief Operating Officer Jon Giberson said, “Paul brings decades of successful sales experience to our team and we are thrilled to announce his addition.”
Most recently, Treese served as regional sales manager for Interstate Chemical, a privately owned chemical manufacturing and distribution company in Lakeland, Fla. Spanning decades, his sales record is highlighted by multiple top accolades, including employee of the year for 7 consecutive years with US Foods and three-time sales manager of the year with Terminix.
ARG Vice President – Sales & Marketing John Malone said, “Paul has routinely grown sales by remarkable proportions within his assigned regions, throughout his career. He is an extremely hard worker with a knack for closing deals with solutions to customer needs.”
As ARG’s private label sales specialist for finished lubricants, Treese leverages his industry network to drive new leads and opportunities, identifying and acquiring new customers.
For existing accounts, he manages sales activity and technical support, establishes relationships at all levels of the account to develop annual business plans, coordinates customer meetings and participates in on-site audits.
Treese represents ARG at trade association meetings and attends industry conferences and seminars to drive a thorough, ongoing understanding of market segments, drivers and competitors. He will work closely with Blended Lubricants Business Manager Cody Leatherman.
Treese earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Penn State University. He resides in Tampa, Fla.
For more information about ARG, visit www.amref.com.