David Fenderson Joins the Petroleum Quality Institute of America Advisory Board

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PQIA Strengthens its Efforts help assure the quality and integrity of motor oils, transmission fluids, and other lubricants in the market by welcoming a leading lubricant distributor, GH Berlin-Windward, to its Advisory Board.

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The lubricant marketer has a significant responsibility in delivering quality API-ILSAC licensed products to the professional installer, we applaud PQIA’s progress in protecting the retail public

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is pleased to announce that David Fenderson, Vice President of Marketing, Industrial Sales, and Product Development for GH Berlin-Windward, joins the other
prestigious companies on PQIA's Advisor Board (AB) to help assure the quality and integrity of lubricants in the market.

PQIA's President Thomas F. Glenn says "David helps round out our Advisory Board by bringing in the unique and highly valued insights, expertise, and experience of a lubricant distributor." Understanding lubricant distributors touch close to 80% of the lubricants sold in the US, Glenn says," David's perspectives and advice add high value to our already strong and tremendously talented Advisory Board."

David is serving as Vice President of Marketing, Industrial Sales, and Product Development for GH Berlin-Windward since the merger of the two companies in 2011. Prior to that, David served in a similar capacity with Windward Petroleum. David held the position of marketer principal at Maine Lubrication Service from 1985 until 2004 in which he managed the sales organization and led his company through several expansions and acquisitions. In 2004 Maine Lubrication Service merged with Windward Petroleum. David is a 1985 graduate of Hobart College and holds a BA in economics.

David Fenderson says "I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve on PQIA's advisory board. We believe in PQIA's mission and that PQIA has proven to be an effective and positive change agent in the lubricants distribution business," Further, "the lubricant marketer has a significant responsibility in delivering quality API-ILSAC licensed products to the professional installer, we applaud PQIA's progress in protecting the retail public"

About GH Berlin-Windward

GH Berlin - Windward, headquartered in East Hartford, CT is a leading lubricant distributor in the Northeast. The company has been in business since 1920 and has distribution facilities in Harford and Canterbury, CT, Manchester, NH, Westbrook and Hampden, ME., St. Johnsbury and Rutland VT, Dover, NJ. and Syracuse NY. Lubricants marketed by GH Berlin - Windward include Mobil, Valvoline, Chevron, Castrol, Phillips 66, Shell, Petro-Canada, Peak, and Motorcraft. GH Berlin-Windward also markets lubricants, coolants, and ancillary chemicals under their own brand, Navi-Guard. For more information please visit http://www.windwardpetroleum.com or http://www.ghberlin.com

About PQIA

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is an independent resource for information and insights on the quality and integrity of lubricants in the marketplace. The institute tests and publishes brand specific data on its website at http://www.pqia.org. The Petroleum Quality Institute of America Advisory Board comprises leading professionals with prominence in a broad range of fields related to the lubricants business. The AB includes Chevron, Infineum, Afton, Lubrizol, Warren Oil, Phillips 66, CITGO Lubricants, Lubricating Specialties Company (LSC), Pinnacle Oil, Warren Distribution, and now, GH Berlin-Windward.Click for PQIA AB members

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