AMES, IOWA – September 29, 2020 - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today that Bob Kenyon will be joining the company as Vice President, Sales & Marketing effective September 30, 2020. Kenyon will be succeeding Gary Haer following his decision to retire.
“We are delighted to have Bob join REG. His extensive background in fuels marketing and downstream sales is a natural fit with our downstream growth plans,” said REG President & CEO Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner. “Bob will lead our sales & marketing functions at an exciting time for REG as we grow our global footprint and customer base.”
After 20 years of dedication and advocacy for REG and the biodiesel industry, current Vice President, Sales & Marketing Gary Haer has decided to retire. Following a thorough handover and management of change process with Kenyon, Haer intends to retire from REG at the end of March 2021. Haer is truly one of the first pioneers of the industry and served as Chairman of the National Biodiesel Board during critical points for the industry.
“As one of the very first employees of REG, Gary has been instrumental in the growth of the company and the biodiesel industry at large,” said Warner. “Gary grew the sales organization from a single individual selling fuel to farmers, to leading a global team selling a half a billion gallons annually. Gary has inspired so very many people across the span of his career, has truly made a positive difference, and will always be considered a valued member of our team.”
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