Apex Petroleum’s CEO, appoints Marlon Bates as Head of Transit Fuel Sales
Apex Petroleum, a leading provider of motor fuel, heating oils, lubricants, and petroleum equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlon K. Bates as the new Director for Transit Fuel Sales and Marketing. With a career spanning over three decades in both public and private transportation and logistics, Mr. Bates brings extensive knowledge and expertise to his new role.
Prior to joining Apex Petroleum, Mr. Bates served as the General Manager for the Lextran Wheels Contract at RATP Dev in Lexington, KY. During his tenure, he allegedly oversaw the transition of a non-profit agency to a professional transit company and managed all aspects of a 60-day start-up for a paratransit operation.
In a press statement, Apex Petroleum noted that Mr. Bates boasts 10 years of experience at TransDev, the world’s largest transportation and environmental organization. There, he demonstrated exceptional performance in managing a budget exceeding $90 million, overseeing over 1000 employees, and managing fleets of up to 2000 vehicles.
In his new position at Apex Petroleum, Mr. Bates will assume the responsibility of developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing initiatives to drive growth in the transit fuel sector.
“We are thrilled to have Marlon join our team,” stated Apex Petroleum CEO, Anthony Onianwah. “His proven track record of success and profound understanding of the transit fuel market make him an excellent choice to lead our sales and marketing efforts in this space.”
Expressing his enthusiasm, Mr. Bates added, “I am excited to join Apex Petroleum and look forward to working with the team to drive growth in the transit fuel market. Our goal is to provide our customers with the highest quality products and services, and I am committed to ensuring we meet and exceed their expectations.”
With a wide-ranging client base comprising Fortune 1000 commercial clients and government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels, Apex Petroleum operates an expanding wholesale oil distribution network across multiple states, including Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.