International. Julie Blankenship will coordinate all marketing and sales activities for Lubrication Specialties Inc. Chemical for the current 12 distributors in nine countries, including Central America and Europe.
Lubrication Specialties Inc., a specialist in hard-to-handle lubrication areas, announced the promotion of Julie Blankenship to the position of LSI Chemical Business Development Manager.
LSI Chemical is an innovative manufacturer of high-performance oil and fuel additives for the production of oil, gasoline and downstream diesel fuel (refining and distribution to users).
The position serves as primary support for international distributors authorized to sell LSI Chemical brand additives and Hot Shot's Secret products overseas.
Blankenship will be in charge of developing new strategies to increase distribution globally. She will also manage LSI Chemical's program of conference and trade show events and coordinate all educational and promotional materials.
Blankenship has over 30 years of experience with non-profit organizations, corporations, trade associations and public policy.
Prior to being promoted, she served as LSI's operations manager for the research and development department since December 2020.
She holds a master's degree in Public Policy and Management from Ohio State University, with a focus on strategic budgeting and financial management.
Previous positions include director of Energy Policy and Sustainability, as well as manager of Clean Energy Development and Sustainability for American Municipal Power (Columbus, Ohio). She was also manager of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs for Cinergy Corp in Cincinnati, Ohio.
"Julie is the kind of person who, regardless of the position you give her, will stand out. She has a sharp mind, is very organized and efficient, and knows how to do things," said Brett Tennar, president of LSI.
"With their extensive experience in the energy sector, we feel very fortunate to have someone with policy experience to lead this department. We look forward to their contribution to the brand and promotion of LSI chemical additives in the important oil and gas industry," Tennar added.