Permatex®, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has promoted Jeff Morgan to National Account Manager of Automotive Groups - US. In this new role, Morgan is responsible for developing and maintaining account relationships, growing sales, and creating promotional and advertising programs to drive business to group members. In addition to the major accounts, Morgan will also manage smaller, independent automotive buying groups.
The announcement was made by Daniel Clarke, Permatex Director of Sales, Traditional Channel, who noted that Morgan has been with Permatex since 1997 and has served in a wide variety of sales and account management positions. Clarke added, “We are thrilled to have Jeff move into his new role at Permatex. He has been with the company for over 20 years and has an exceptional knowledge of our company and our products to complement his sales and management experience. His well-developed relationships with major buying groups will be an invaluable asset to our success moving forward.”
During his two decades with Permatex, Morgan has served as Account Manager – Southeast US, Account Manager – Key Accounts, National Sales Manager – Groups and Key Accounts, and District Manager. Prior to joining Permatex, Morgan also worked with Loctite Corporation, Pet Dairy, Frito Lay, and Pepsi Cola in a variety of distribution and sales positions. Morgan holds a Bachelor of Science in History with a Minor in Marketing from East Tennessee State University. Permatex is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Permatex markets a wide range of products under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, The Right Stuff®, Threadlocker Gel Twist®, and Grez-Off®. Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include Hartford, CT and a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, OH. Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a US based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.