Tribologist and lubrication group names president for 2018-19
In his new role, Croce will serve as the principal executive officer of the society and as chairman of its board of directors. During his term, Croce will lead STLE’s volunteers and professional staff in the implementation of a strategic plan that emphasizes education, technical innovation and global advocacy in the areas of tribology and lubrication.
“Over the last decade, Greg has served many key roles within our technical society,” said Edward P. Salek, CAE, STLE executive director. “His extensive industry expertise, market understanding and deep history with STLE will enable us to further advance the science of tribology and the practice of lubrication engineering in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, metalworking, transportation and power generation.”
“I am honored to serve as the 2018-2019 president of STLE,” Croce said. "I look forward to building upon my past successes with STLE as they continue to foster and share tribological advancements that will benefit a wide variety of industries and applications.”
Croce has over 30 years of experience in the lubrication field. Croce joined Chevron in 2000 as a global account manager and OEM service engineer. Prior to joining Chevron, Croce was a process engineer and manager of engineering for Technip USA/KTI. He began his career serving as an analytical chemist for Weck Laboratories.
In 2005, Croce joined the STLE board of directors, and in 2015, he joined the society’s executive committee, serving one-year terms as treasurer, secretary and vice president. Croce earned a B.S. in chemical engineering and an M.B.A. from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
– Edited from a STLE press release by CFE Media. The STLE is a CFE Media content partner.