Month: August 2023

American Gilsonite Company Appoints New Eastern Hemisphere Sales and Operations Director

August 16, 2023

American Gilsonite Company is pleased to have Dave Clark, who formerly worked on special projects, step into the role of Director, Eastern Hemisphere Sales and Operations, effective March 2023. Dave is responsible for our commercial strategy, business development, advancement of technologies for customer-focused products, and leadership of our eastern hemisphere sales and operations team. He will work closely with President and CEO, Craig Mueller, to develop strategies that continue to drive the company’s long-term international commercial success.

“Key to our company’s corporate strategy is the growth of our Eastern Hemisphere product lines, both oilfield and industrial,” noted Craig Mueller, President and CEO. “It’s critical that we have a strong management presence in that part of the world. Dave brings a unique skill set to our company, having years of operational and commercial experience in locations including Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Northern Europe.”

“I’m very excited to accept this new role and continue developing the long-term success and brand of American Gilsonite Company in a strategically important part of the world which has tremendous growth potential,” said Dave Clark.

Dave is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of extensive international commercial and leadership experience working in business development, marketing and sales, and operations management roles in the energy and chemical industries.

Team members honored with service awards at summer BBQ

August 9, 2023

American Gilsonite Company employees and their families recently enjoyed a day of fun in the sun at our 2nd Annual Summer Employee BBQ & Cornament in Jensen, UT. We enjoyed great food and weather while playing cornhole and recognizing our employees and their families for their dedication to service with American Gilsonite Company.

Managers joined in on the fun sliding down the water slides!

Craig Brown, General Manager
Skyler Cargile, HSE Manager
Nick Merrick, Maintenance Manager

General Manager Craig Brown presented this year’s service awards.

Matthew Sunkees (left) and Karl Don Karren (right) received service awards for 15 and 30 years respectively.
Ashley Reimann, Marketing Manager, delivered a message on behalf of CEO, Craig Mueller.

Others recognized but not in attendance included Mark Christopherson (20 years), Wilmer Moreno (15 years), Corey Webb (10 years) and Alan Evans (10 years).

2nd Annual American Gilsonite Company Cornhole Tournament

Cornament winners Glenn Murray and Justin Spence took home custom American Gilsonite Company Cornhole Boards!