CORONA, Calif. — Tom Fredrickson has been named chief operating officer (COO) at Lucas Oil Products Inc., according to a press release.

Fredrickson has served as general manager and chief administration officer since 2002, noted the release.

As COO Fredrickson will continue his responsibilities with production, marketing, sales and R&D, stated the release.

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Lucas Oil Founder, president and CEO Forrest Lucas, said in the release the promotion was “richly deserved.”

Lucas Oil is a producer of high performance oils, fuel treatments and problem solving additives, reported the release. Its products are marketed globally. The company markets its products to more 40,000 auto parts stores worldwide.