Jon Apogée Appointed Director of Corporate Communications

Contact:  Jon Apogée, Director of Corporate Communications
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Jon Apogée Appointed Director of Corporate Communications

AZUSA, Calif. October 12, 2016 – Gale Banks Engineering has appointed Jon Apogée to the position of director of corporate communications.

Apogée will be responsible for all aspects of brand management, strategic marketing, press releases, and media planning. His duties include providing direction and implementation for social media marketing and re-launching of the Banks Power brand.

With more than 30 years of experience, Apogée is a veteran in the OE and after-market automotive industry. He has worked with Prolong Super Lubricants as general manager: domestic sales, marketing and motorsports and owned Marketing Matters, Inc., an advertising agency specializing in the automotive after-market,

Prior to Marketing Matters, Apogée was the vice president of DuBois Advertising in Ontario, Calif., and director of marketing for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA).

Apogée also created the Motorsports department for Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America, where he guided the company into the U.S. racing circuit and led Mitsubishi to become the first manufacturer to win the “Class 7” (Mini Pick-up Truck) championship in both the HDRA (High Desert Racing Association) and SCORE (Southern California Off Road Enterprises) Championships.

Gale Banks Engineering and its four divisions, are companies created by Southern California hot rodder and automobile engineer, Gale Banks. These industry leading companies design, engineer and build high performance parts for the automobile and marine aftermarket and military customers. Located in Azusa, CA, the company develops technology and components for both gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, but is best known for advanced development of turbo chargers and ultra-high performance diesel engines. For more information, visit or contact Gale Banks Engineering at 546 S Duggan Ave. Azusa, CA 91702; phone: 800-601-8072.

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