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Largo, Maryland, May 22, 2023 (500newswire ) -- We are pleased to announce that Marlon K. Bates has been appointed as the new Director for Transit Fuel Sales and Marketing at Apex Petroleum. With over three decades of experience of progressive public and private transportation and logistics experience, 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 time there, he oversaw the successful 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. Additionally, he has 10 years of experience at TransDev, the world's largest transportation and environmental organization, where he demonstrated outstanding performance managing a budget exceeding $90 million, overseeing over 1000 employees, and managing fleets of up to 2000 vehicles.
At Apex Petroleum, Mr. Bates will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing initiatives to drive growth of fuel to the transit sector.
"We are thrilled to have Marlon join our team," said Apex Petroleum CEO, Anthony Onianwah. "His track record of success and deep understanding of the transit fuel market make him an excellent choice to lead our sales and marketing efforts in this space."
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."
He will resume his duties at Apex Petroleum on May 22, 2023. Please join us in welcoming Marlon K. Bates to the Apex Petroleum family.
About the Apex Petroleum
Apex Petroleum ("Apex") was founded by President/CEO Anthony Onianwah, who has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Apex specializes in the distribution of motor fuel, heating oils, automotive-grade lubricants, and petroleum equipment to Fortune 1000 commercial clients as well as government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. It also provides related services, such as fuel cards, storage, delivery, and management, to cater to its clients' varying needs. The company has an expanding wholesale oil distribution network that spans multiple states, including Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.