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Mr. Dennis D. Doggett

President & Founder
New Initiatives, LLC
Richmond, Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University, ’73 BBA Marketing
Morgan State University, MBA
EKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni 2007
EKU CB&T Distinguished Speaker 2000
EKU Dept. of Management, Marketing & Administrative Communication Distinguished Alum 2001

Dennis Doggett brings 30 years of global leadership experience in the downstream oil industry with extensive successful senior roles in management, marketing and business development.

Dennis began his career with The Valvoline Company with a record of performance and increased responsibilities in key leadership roles over 25 years. He later ran a successful industrial growth and government business attraction consulting practice. He was recruited by Shell Lubricants in 2003 to serve in key marketing and business development responsibilities in the Americas where he led unique growth focused initiatives in difficult markets for over six years.

His success with their key distribution partners allowed him to see the other side of managing businesses and what is needed for building sustainable profitability in companies that are diverse in size and structure. Dennis' efforts are focused on the North American lubricants manufacturing and distribution businesses as well as industrial and manufacturing firms.

Dennis graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky., and received an MBA from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md. He is married with two children. He is also involved with numerous civic and community organizations in Central Kentucky. Dennis holds professional membership in Independent Lubricants Manufacturers Association (ILMA) as well the National Lubricating Grease Institute [NLGI].

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