Larry Collet Joins Penray as Regional Sales Manager, Automotive Division

first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. – Larry Collet has joined Penray as regional sales manager for the company’s Automotive Division. In this position, Collet is responsible for sales with current customers, as well as helping to build and establish relationships with future customers. Collet is based in Houston, Texas, and reports to Mark Fryar, Penray’s national field sales manager. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Prior to Penray, Collet spent 23 years with ITW’s Performance Polymers Division. He served as the district sales manager for the Southwestern United States for 20 years, and then spent the last three years as a corporate product trainer for the Southeastern region. “All of us at Penray would like to welcome Larry to the team and wish him the very best in his new position,” said Fryar. “Larry’s previous experience and extensive knowledge of the chemical industry is a tremendous asset to the Penray team and to the customers that we serve.” Collet holds an associate of art degree from Tarrant County College in Ft. Worth, Texas, and a bachelor of science degree in business management from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. Collect is certified in hazardous material transportation training.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img