Zep Vehicle Care has announced that Luciano Caruso has been named vice president of western area sales.

Caruso will be responsible for leading sales and service for the Heartland, Northern California, Southern California/Nevada, Pacific Northwest, and Texas areas. Caruso comes to Zep with an extensive background in specialty chemicals, having previously led large sales areas for AkzoNobel N.V. and Sika AG. He has broad experience with multiple business functions including sales, operations, marketing, and general management.