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Ray Goodearl Appointed to Director of Global Sales

Mr. Goodearl will lead HGI’s global sales efforts in performance additives supporting worldwide battery manufacturing.

"Ray’s reputation and extensive industry knowledge will help provide our manufacturing partners with the support that they need to continue to grow,” says Gordon C. Beckley, Vice President of HGI.  “In today’s ever-changing manufacturing environment, we need to provide our partners with the tools and support they require to be successful.”

Prior to joining HGI, Ray was the Director of National Accounts for NorthStar Battery and previously International Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Superior Battery. With over 30 years of experience in the battery industry, Ray has demonstrated his ability to develop and grow new markets while providing exceptional customer support.

"It is my distinct pleasure to be a part of the growth at HGI,” explained Mr. Goodearl.  “I am thrilled to be a part of a team that exudes commitment and dedication in providing the highest quality products with an unparalleled customer experience.  The future of our organization will be defined by the success of our partners, and I am proud to be a part of that growth.”

Mr. Goodearl currently serves as an active member of the Data Book, Technical, and Product Information Committees within Battery Council International and serves on Start-Stop and Starter Battery Committees within SAE. Born and raised in Wisconsin, he and his wife Shelley are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. He has two sons and one grandson. Ray currently resides in Lexington, KY.

Dave Petersen