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Wiseco Automotive Taps Kirk Tenney for National and Distribution Sales Manager Role
Wiseco Performance Products has hired industry veteran Kirk Tenney as the organization’s national and distribution sales manager. He arrives at Wiseco and its parent company Race Winning Brands (RWB) following professional stops at the Jim Wrobleski Company, US Safety Gear and Mr. Gasket Performance Group. Tenney will be tasked with carrying out long-term sales objectives while focusing on customer service and promoting Wiseco’s automotive product offerings. He will also promote the Mentor, Ohio, organization’s strategic sales plan to spur growth and process improvement across the company.
Directed has added Eben Sheldon and The Best Reps to its New England sales organization.
Directed Announces Significant Improvements to New England Sales Organization
Directed has announced the addition of Eben Sheldon and The Best Reps to its New England sales organization. Sheldon, Directed sales manager, will cover southern New England. The Best Reps, led by Principal John Ripley, will focus on Boston and northern New England. Sheldon has an extensive background in mobile-electronics sales with experience in both the retail and car dealer channels. He has worked as sales manager at Directed for the last year and previously worked for Alpine Electronics. The Best Reps will improve Directed’s coverage, go-to-market execution and client service.
Bob Glaspie won the award for Best Restoration with his ’69 Plymouth Road Runner.
ididit Holds Annual End-of-Summer Car Show and Open House
After a summer on the road searching for the top builds and builders across the country with the “I Did It with ididit Tour,” ididit celebrated the best in its own backyard, September 15, at the annual ididit Car Show & Open House, where judges handed out Best of Show awards in eight categories:
Bob Glaspie, ’69 Plymouth Road Runner
Best Street Rod ’48 and Older
Brent Mitchell, ’38 Chevrolet pickup
Best Truck ’48–’66
Tim Sandys, ’60 Chevrolet El Camino
Best Truck ’67–’87
Greg Griewahn, ’70 Chevrolet C10
Best Truck ’88 and Newer
Brad Murray, ’90 Chevrolet Blazer
Best Car ’49–’64
Skip Nagypaul, ’53 Buick Super
Best Car ’65–’79
Bill Marterstich, ’69 Chevrolet Camaro
Best Car ’80 and Newer
Russell Weid, ’13 Black Chevrolet Corvette
JMPR Public Relations Named Agency of Record for Red Line Synthetic Oil
JMPR Public Relations has announced that it has been named agency of record for Red Line Synthetic Oil. JMPR will support Red Line Synthetic Oil by bringing awareness to the brand and assisting the company with upcoming new-product launches and sponsorship announcements. JMPR will also work to curate social-media initiatives to reach Red Line Synthetic Oil’s target audience.
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