Brown Announces Retirement

ENID, OK — Groendyke Transport, Inc., the leader in safety and performance in bulk commodities transportation, announces the September 1, 2012, retirement of Executive Vice President, Gene Brown.

With a career spanning over 57 years with Groendyke, Brown has worked in all facets of the company. From a summer job at age 14 helping in the Borger, Texas shop, to driver, dispatcher, terminal manager, sales and service coordinator, vice president of sales and executive vice president, Brown’s experience has helped continue Groendyke Transport’s success.

“From a very early age, I realized I loved trucking. It has been a privilege and pleasure to have worked my entire career in an industry that I love and respect” remarks Brown.

During his career with Groendyke, Brown experienced many changes in the industry including deregulation of the transportation sector, the oil embargo and greening of the industry.

“Groendyke Transport set the standard for adaptation and adjustment to new rules and regulations. As is the company standard, we flourished under any changes in the industry,” says Brown.

Brown’s tireless dedication to the “Groendyke Way’ has had an immeasurable impact on the Company. He currently serves as executive vice president and oversees some of Groendyke’s national accounts including Phillips 66 Company and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.

John Barrett, business services manager for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LLC remembers his time with Gene fondly.

“Gene is a legend in the trucking industry. He has demonstrated integrity and trust that only comes from dealing with a person of conviction,” says John. “Partnerships are built on relationships with people and Gene has been that foundation and building block for the relationship between Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and Groendyke Transport.”

Brown also owns and operates the Borger, Texas Terminal. Groendyke will purchase the equipment and property in a seamless transition making the Borger operation a company- owned terminal.

“Gene has been an instrumental part of our executive team,” said Greg Hodgen, Groendyke Transport’s president and chief operating officer. “With his decades of service, experience and wisdom; he has helped establish Groendyke as one of the perennial leaders, not only in the tank truck industry but throughout the trucking industry.”

Press Contact

Becky Hodgen
Groendyke Transport, Inc.
bhodgen@groendyke.com
580-213-9282

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Brown Announces Retirement

ENID, OK — Groendyke Transport, Inc., the leader in safety and performance in bulk commodities transportation, announces the September 1, 2012, retirement of Executive Vice President, Gene Brown.

With a career spanning over 57 years with Groendyke, Brown has worked in all facets of the company. From a summer job at age 14 helping in the Borger, Texas shop, to driver, dispatcher, terminal manager, sales and service coordinator, vice president of sales and executive vice president, Brown’s experience has helped continue Groendyke Transport’s success.

“From a very early age, I realized I loved trucking. It has been a privilege and pleasure to have worked my entire career in an industry that I love and respect” remarks Brown.

During his career with Groendyke, Brown experienced many changes in the industry including deregulation of the transportation sector, the oil embargo and greening of the industry.

“Groendyke Transport set the standard for adaptation and adjustment to new rules and regulations. As is the company standard, we flourished under any changes in the industry,” says Brown.

Brown’s tireless dedication to the “Groendyke Way’ has had an immeasurable impact on the Company. He currently serves as executive vice president and oversees some of Groendyke’s national accounts including Phillips 66 Company and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.

John Barrett, business services manager for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LLC remembers his time with Gene fondly.

“Gene is a legend in the trucking industry. He has demonstrated integrity and trust that only comes from dealing with a person of conviction,” says John. “Partnerships are built on relationships with people and Gene has been that foundation and building block for the relationship between Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and Groendyke Transport.”

Brown also owns and operates the Borger, Texas Terminal. Groendyke will purchase the equipment and property in a seamless transition making the Borger operation a company- owned terminal.

“Gene has been an instrumental part of our executive team,” said Greg Hodgen, Groendyke Transport’s president and chief operating officer. “With his decades of service, experience and wisdom; he has helped establish Groendyke as one of the perennial leaders, not only in the tank truck industry but throughout the trucking industry.”

Press Contact

Becky Hodgen
Groendyke Transport, Inc.
bhodgen@groendyke.com
580-213-9282

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