Jay Ricker Named Chairman of The Fuels Institute

Jay Ricker, chairman and founder of Ricker Oil Co. was elected chairman of the Fuels Institute. The election took place November 20 during the Fuels Institute’s Annual Meeting and Fuels Summit in Newport Beach, CA.  Andy Viens, president of global marketing for Phillips 66 Co. (Houston, TX), was elected treasurer and Fuels Institute Executive Director John Eichberger was re-elected secretary.

The Fuels Institute, founded by NACS in 2013, is a non-profit research-oriented think tank dedicated to evaluating market issues related to vehicles and the fuels that power them. Since its founding in early 2013, it has commissioned and published feasibility studies related to several alternative fuels and examined the vehicle market and consumers perceptions of key fuels and vehicle types.

Ricker succeeds Bill Douglass, managing partner of Douglass Distributing Co. (Sherman, TX), who served as the Institute’s first chairman during its inaugural and formative first 21 months. Douglass will continue to serve on the Institute’s 11-member board of directors.

You can read the full article via NACSonline.com here.

Posted on: November 25, 2014 @ 3:16 pm