Agility Fuel Solutions Names Eric Bippus as Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
SANTA ANA, Calif., October 4, 2016 Agility Fuel Solutions, the leading developer and manufacturer of all-composite cylinders and natural gas fuel systems for heavy duty vehicles, announced today the appointment of Eric Bippus as Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing effective October 10th, 2016. Eric will be responsible for driving global revenue growth for the company and will report to Kathleen Ligocki, Agility’s CEO and to Bill Nowicke, COO / President Fuel Systems business unit.
“We believe that Eric’s proven international sales experience in the commercial vehicles sector and Agility’s potential are perfectly matched to translate into top line revenue growth and to consolidate the company’s position as a global leader in the natural gas vehicle industry. We are very pleased to have Eric as part of the Agility team,” stated Kathleen Ligocki. Eric Bippus stated, “I was immediately attracted to Agility’s product line and natural gas technology, which offers the most reduction in emissions for commercial vehicles. I am excited by the possibilities of driving adoption for this clean fuel technology.”Eric has over 16 years of global sales and marketing experience in the automotive and commercial and heavy duty vehicle markets. In his last position he served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., which manufactures and distributes vehicle emissions control products. Prior to that he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Dura Products, Inc., a manufacturer of digital chemical meters and mini-bulk transfer pumps for the agricultural and on- and off-road diesel engine markets. Earlier he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Remy International Inc., a leading manufacturer and remanufacturer in the automotive, heavy duty and transportation industry, where he also managed the OEM heavy duty truck business in North America. And prior to that position he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for CNH Industrial, a subsidiary of Fiat S.p.A., where he managed part sales to over 3,000 dealer locations, across five different CNH brands. He began his career with Prestolite Electric, Inc., a manufacturer of alternators and starter motors for original equipment and aftermarket applications, and rose to become Vice President, Worldwide Sales. Eric earned a BA degree in Management from the Walsh College of Accountancy and Business, Troy, Michigan.
Agility Fuel Solutions, headquartered in Santa Ana, California, is the leading provider of highly-engineered and cost-effective natural gas fuel systems and Type 4 cylinders for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Agility’s proprietary natural gas fuel solutions enable the safe and effective use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel for local, regional and long-haul applications.