Dean Kuehl Hired to the Position of Sales Representative
I am pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Dean Kuehl to the position of Sales Representative, effective November 9th, 2016. Dean’s primary responsibility will be the development and growth of Petron Lubricants in mining, cement, power generation, and other applicable industries.
Dean brings to Petron over 23 years of experience where he worked for Falk/Rexnord as product manager and sales representative.
Dean is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University, where he earned his degree in Marketing Management. Dean resides in Heartland, Wisconsin with his wife Corinne, and three children Bennett, Bryce, and Brooke.
Dean will be very busy over the next several months traveling with Petron personnel visiting customer sites and learning the Petron product line.
Please join me in welcoming Dean to the Petron team!
Director of Sales and Marketing/NA
Chandrasekar Ramachandran Promoted to Sales Manager – India, Middle East, Asia
I am pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Chandrasekar Ramachandran to Sales Manager – India, Middle East, Asia effective September 8, 2016.
Chandra has been with Petron since February of 2010 and is currently Country Manager of India.
In his new role, Chandra will be responsible for the management, development, and growth of Petron lubricants throughout India, the Middle East and Asia.
Daniel Song will report directly to Chandra, with Chandra reporting to me.
Please join me in congratulating Chandra and wishing him all the best in his new role.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Francisco Cerrillo Promoted to Sales Manager—Latin America
I am pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Francisco Cerrillo to Sales Manager—Latin America, effective September 7, 2016.
Francisco has held his current position of Sales & Service Representative in Mexico for Petron since November of 2014.
In his new role, Francisco will be responsible for the management, development, and growth of Petron lubricants throughout Latin America including the Caribbean.
Fernando Salazar will report directly to Francisco, with Francisco reporting to me.
Please join me in wishing Francisco all the best in his new role.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Elisa Pieroni to Vice President Quality and Technical effective August 24, 2016.
Elisa has held the title of Quality and Technical Director at Petron since 2004.
In the past 12 years Elisa has proven through hard work and dedication her commitment to quality and technical development at Petron.
Elisa has continued to take on ever increasing responsibilities for the ISO system at Petron and at the same time fully embracing and enforcing the QP&G quality system of ExxonMobil.
Elisa’s department continues to grow with additional personnel and increased environmental/regulatory responsibilities and Elisa has shown the capacity to manage all of this admirably.
Please join me in congratulating Elisa on this well-deserved promotion.
John P. McHale
A Promotion for Chuck Strait
I am pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Chuck Strait from Sales Engineer to Service and Training Supervisor, effective September 1, 2016.
Chuck has held his current position of Sales Engineer / North American Mining since June of 2011.
In his new role, Chuck will be responsible for the supervision of the service requirements and related training of service personnel. He will also be responsible for the development and growth of Petron lubricants throughout mining and other applicable industries. Armando Munoz and Matt McClellan will report directly to Chuck, with Chuck reporting to me.
Please join me in wishing Chuck all the best in his new role.
Director of Sales and Marketing/North America