Thompson concluded, "AFPM has committed the resources necessary to build a leading association that is capable of meeting the industry's growing opportunities, and I am confident that Rob and Don's experience will serve our members and the entire fuel and petrochemical industries well."
Both McArver and Thoren bring a wealth of in-depth industry experience. McArver most recently served as the vice president of policy and government relations for the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers. McArver has also worked for Celanese Corporation, where as vice president of global public affairs he executed an aggressive international government relations strategy. Thoren joined AFPM in 2016 as the director of state and local outreach and previously held leadership roles at the American Chemistry Council and the Altria Group, where he focused on outreach, political mobilization, and state government affairs.
McArver holds a Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law and a Bachelor's degree in History from Duke University and Thoren is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, NJ, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics.
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