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Movers & Shakers: Lucas Oil Expands Into Brazil, Hagerty Names New Vice President of Marketplace Operations

By SEMA News Editors

Lucas Oil Expands Into Brazil With New Distribution Partnership
Lucas Oil in Brazil

Lucas Oil is expanding into the Brazilian market through a new partnership with Comercial Lucar, a Brazilian wholesale distributor specializing in lubricants and filters for the automotive, industrial and heavy-equipment markets.

Comercial Lucar will be the exclusive distributor of Lucas Oil additives in Brazil.

The partnership will introduce the American brand and its products to the Brazilian market, the world's 10th largest economy and home to more than 83 million automobiles, according to the company.

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Hagerty Names New Senior Vice President of Marketplace Operations

Gary ChardHagerty has named Gary Chard a its new senior vice president of marketplace operations.

In the new role, Chard will oversee all aspects of marketplace operations, including live and digital auctions, private sales, financing and classifieds.

Prior to joining Hagerty, Gary served as vice president of leasing operations and work retail for The Taubman Company and the executive leasing liaison with Simon Property Group. He was responsible for the continuous evaluation of operations to improve efficiency and developing new tools and processes to maximize productivity, the company said.

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CERATIZIT Appoints Dave Conger to Sales Leadership Position

CERATIZIT, an Illinois-based provider of custom tooling products for the metalworking industry, has appointed Dave Conger as national sales manager for its west region.

Based in Texas, Conger brings with him 26 years of cutting tool industry sales leadership experience and three years of hands-on machining expertise. Throughout his career, Conger has led sales teams and productivity efforts at national and regional levels, the company said.

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