Ken Blanchard has been named North American Technical Sales Manager for Tenneco Inc., Champion Spark Plugs. He has more than 30 years of experience with spark plug technology for spark-ignited gas engines. His appointment comes after the retirement of long-time Champion Sales Manager, Charles Chewning.
Blanchard previously served in Field Engineering at Stitt Spark Plug Co., where his responsibilities included technical services, sales, and world-wide distribution. He also served as vice-president of sales at Stitt for the last four years.
Blanchard will be responsible for North American sales, service, and business development activities for Tenneco’s Champion industrial spark plugs.