HUBB Appoints New VP, Channel Development
HUBB Filters has announced the hiring of Jeff Allen as its new Vice President of channel development.
Allen will report to HUBB CEO Scott Killips and will be responsible for developing strategies for the commercial and municipal fleet channels on a national basis, along with building out the company’s wholesale distribution strategy.
Before joining HUBB, Allen was director of sales and marketing for Patch Rubber Company, a Myers Industries Company. He also has experience as a national accounts manager for Advance Auto Parts, where he managed relationships with national and strategic accounts including Goodyear, CarMax, Meineke, ARI (a Global Fleet Management Services Company) and Jiffy Lube. In addition, as director of fleet sales and national accounts at Williams Innovation, Allen led the commercial launch of TeleSwivel to the construction, telecom, utilities, equipment rental, energy and government fleet markets.
“As a proven sales leader who understands the automotive aftermarket, it is a privilege to welcome Jeff to the HUBB team,” said Killips. “Jeff’s strong marketing and sales strategy, and execution skills will be a great asset to HUBB for increasing our market penetration.”
The HUBB all-metal performance filter is designed to deliver superior engine protection, cost savings and environmental benefits. It is backed by the industry’s first 100,000-mile (160,000 km) or 5,000-hour performance guarantee. To back its claims of superior filtration, engine health protection, extended oil change intervals, and reduced carbon emissions, HUBB has undergone independent third party testing by Automotive Testing and Development Services, Inc. (ATDS) as well as extensive field testing with customers.