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Movers & Shakers: Centerforce Hires Harold Menke as Director of Sales

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Harold Menke

Centerforce Hires Harold Menke as Director of Sales

Centerforce has announced that Harold Menke will join the Centerforce team as its new director of sales, bringing nearly three decades of sales experience to the company’s sales department. Menke will work to expand Centerforce’s sales, drawing upon his expertise and strong relationships in the automotive aftermarket. Having worked for various auto parts manufacturers, Menke will utilize his experience to develop key sales strategies and explore new markets as well as strengthen current ones. Menke brings more than 29 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, specializing in sales through traditional warehouse distributors, retail chains, specialty accounts, performance specialists and export customers. He joins Centerforce following 10 years at brake component manufacturer Centric Parts.

Hot Shot's Secret
Beginning in April, Hot Shot’s Secret began distributing the care packages to truckers working hard during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hot Shot’s Secret Distributes More Than 500 Trucker Appreciation Care Packages for Truckers Going the Extra Mile

Hot Shot’s Secret (HSS) has announced that more than 500 Trucker Appreciation Care packages were delivered to truckers working hard during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep essential medical supplies and groceries stocked. Beginning in April, the company began distributing the care packages that included a bottle of Hot Shot’s Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment, Hot Shot’s Secret hand sanitizer, company decal, LSI Magazine and HSS product guide and a 15% product discount. The initiative wrapped up with a final giveaway event this month at the company’s headquarters in central Ohio on July 1–2. For this final giveaway event, a local White Castle restaurant also donated food. LSI’s CEO and founder Chris Gabrelcik shared more about the Trucker Appreciation Care Package giveaway in this video and why the company felt compelled to help.

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