Joliet, Illinois (September 19, 2013) Mahoney Environmental®, a leading recycler of cooking oil for 60 years, has announced that Rick Sabol, formerly Vice President- Corporate Sales, has been named the company’s president, effective immediately. John Mahoney, son of the company’s founder, will continue as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Sabol will be responsible for the day-to-day sales, operations and administration of the company.
“Rick is a consummate leader who understands our values, mission and goals,” said John Mahoney. “He brings extensive experience in managing and growing business service organizations. His capabilities will be instrumental in guiding us to achieve our business objectives and long term growth.”
“It’s a big step succeeding John Mahoney as president,” Sabol said. “John has done an incredible job of transforming the company from a local to a regional and now to a national organization. By upgrading our business systems and developing an exceptional leadership team, John has provided Mahoney with the foundation we need to build upon our commitment to our customers. We are expanding to better serve customers nationwide, but our focus will remain on efficiently recycling used cooking oil, providing reliable service for our customers and maximizing the value of their oil.”
Sabol joined Mahoney Environmental in 2010 in the dual role of Vice President-Corporate Sales and Senior Vice President of Preferred Oil, a Mahoney subsidiary. Before that he held a number of senior management positions at Tecta America Corporation, Shell Industrial Lubricants, Aramark and Service Master.
About Mahoney Environmental
Mahoney Environmental is a licensed EPA recycler and a leader in used cooking oil recycling as well as providing grease trap services to foodservice operators nationwide — from national and regional chains to independent restaurants throughout the United States. Mahoney also offers fresh oil programs to restaurants in select markets.
Since 1953, Mahoney Environmental has been recycling used cooking oil, grease trap material and other waste products into materials that can be used to manufacture new everyday products such as soap, animal feed and alternative fuels.