TUCSON, AZ – July 20, 2015 -- Western Emulsions Inc. has named asphalt industry veteran Mike McWenie as Regional Sales Director, responsible for driving sales growth in Arizona and New Mexico for the company.   With 35 years experience in virtually every facet of the business, McWenie is a strategic addition supporting Western Emulsions’ continued sales growth.
“Mike comes to us as an accomplished professional with diverse cross-functional experience in asphalt and emulsion supply, pavement maintenance contracting, business development and marketing,” said Wade Miller. “We are excited to have his leadership, consultative selling skills capabilities and experience in positioning sustainable solutions for pavement preservation and recycling at the agency level.”
            Mr. McWenie comes to Western Emulsions from HollyFrontier, serving the Arizona market for retail asphalt sales, oversaw the region’s polymer-modified asphalt and asphalt-rubber production, and restructured its emulsions unit.  Previously he worked with Sunland Asphalt, leading the contracting company’s growth in New Mexico and was responsible for its entire pavement maintenance division.
            A graduate of University of Arizona, McWenie lives in Phoenix, AZ.

About Western Emulsions Inc.
With operations in California, Arizona, Oregon, New Mexico, Texas, Georgia and Montana, and sales & marketing covering the entire Western U.S., Western Emulsions Inc. is a leading innovator and supplier of branded and standard asphalt emulsions and raw asphalt used for pavement preservation, repair and restoration projects. The Company assists public agencies and owners of infrastructure in developing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to maintaining and recycling their asphalt pavements.

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