Husky Corp. Reaches out to New Markets

Adds Payne as manager of independent channels

Husky Corp. adds Payne as manager of independent channels

PACIFIC, Mo. -- Fuel-equipment marketer Husky Corp. welcomed Doug Payne as its new manager of independent channels. In this newly created position, Payne will identify market growth opportunities for the company’s product line in the automotive, internet, agriculture, catalog and commercial channels of distribution.

Payne is intimately familiar with the automotive aftermarket through several sales and management positions at NAPA, a division of Genuine Parts Co., where he rose to Western Regional Sales Manager. Payne held nationally oriented sales and management positions at Rockford Products Corp., Thermadyne Industries Inc. and Port-A-Cool LLC, where he focused on customer acquisition through new distribution channels.

“There are significant growth opportunities for our current product line and our new offerings that solve customer problems,” said Husky executive vice president Brad Baker.

A West Virginia native who graduated from Glenville State College, Payne has lived with his wife and son for the past eight years in Pacific, Mo.

For 65 years, Husky Corp. has served as a trustworthy guide, developing breakthrough, American-made fuel nozzles, safe-t-breaks and accessories. Based in Pacific, Mo., Husky is committed to provide petroleum-dispensing products that meet or exceed its customer’s expectations.