Chad Spretz joins Whitmore Manufacturing as VP of Sales
Whitmore Manufacturing, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSW Industrials, Inc., based in Rockwall, Texas, U.S.A., announced that Chad Spretz has joined the company as vice president of Sales. Spretz will report directly to Mark Bass, president of Whitmore Manufacturing, and will lead the sales function globally for the Whitmore brands.
“Chad has rich experience in lubricants and specialty chemicals, and he brings expertise in sales leadership and business development to Whitmore,” said Bass. “He understands our channels to market, and how to work with customers and channel partners to create value and drive growth.”
Spretz brings more than 18 years of experience in industrial sales and 13 years in sales management to the Whitmore leadership team. Most recently, he was vice president of Business Development & Partnerships for Streamline Polymers, a specialty chemical company. He also held key sales and sales leadership roles with Chevron Lubricants, as well as sales and marketing positions focused on the oil and gas industry with Miller Consulting Services and Pitney Bowes Management Services. He also served in several roles within sales and operations for Grainger Industrial Supply.
“I am excited to be part of the Whitmore Manufacturing organization,” Spretz said. “The company has a robust portfolio of products, strong leadership, and a diverse customer base. I look forward to leading the sales organization with a focus on driving growth and value for our shareholders.”
Established in 1893, Whitmore Manufacturing is an established leader in providing innovative products and services that increase the reliability, performance and lifespan of industrial assets. Brands include Whitmore, Jet-Lube, Deacon, Kats, OilSafe and Air Sentry.
CSW Industrials is a growth-oriented, diversified industrial company with industry-leading operations in three segments: Contractor Solutions, Engineered Building Solutions, and Specialized Reliability Solutions. CSWI provides niche, value-added products with two essential commonalities: performance and reliability. Its primary end markets include: HVAC/R, plumbing, general industrial, architecturally-specified building products, energy, mining, and rail.