is the North American OEM liaison manager for Evonik Industries. A 28-year veteran in the industry, he started his career with a focus in engine oils, residing in both the United Kingdom and the United States. He began working with Evonik in 2008 as a technical service manager at Evonik’s global headquarters near Frankfurt, Germany. In 2010, Gray returned to the United States, where his role at Evonik later developed into his current position. His main responsibilities include working with automotive and industrial gear oil and heavy-duty diesel original equipment manufacturers. He holds U.S. and EU patents for off-highway transmission lubricants and fuel-efficient engine oils. Gray attended Portsmouth University in the United Kingdom, where he graduated with an honors degree in mechanical engineering. In addition to his current responsibilities, he is a proud staff member of the successful Evonik Technical University.