ST. CLOUD, Minn. — March 18, 2011 – Polar Tank Trailer has named Brad Quatier as the company’s new controller. He replaces Jeff Behrens who was promoted and named as the new division controller for Polar Service Centers.
Quatier joins the company with extensive experience in finance within the manufacturing sector while posting an impressive educational background. He most recently served as controller for GeoSystems, based in Maple Grove, Minn. Prior to that he held finance positions as accounting manager and division controller with MTS Systems and Coca Cola Enterprise. Quatier augments his work experience with a MBA from the University of Phoenix, and certification in statistical process control from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.
“Brad is an excellent addition to our team,” said Ted J. Fick, president and CEO of Polar Corporation. “Our company continues to grow and prosper; we’re excited to bring Brad on board to manage the financial aspect of our tanker business.”
Moving over to Polar Service Centers, a sister company of Polar Tank Trailer, is Jeff Behrens who served as Polar Tank’s controller for 11 years. “Jeff did a wonderful job with Polar Tank and helped us become the financially strong company we are today,” said Fick. “With the substantial growth we’re experiencing on the service side, Jeff will be a real asset as we continue to expand our operations.”
Behrens holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Buena Vista University and a CPA designation. Prior to his employment at Polar, Behrens worked for Larson, Allen, Weishair & Co., LLP a well established national CPA firm. Throughout his career Behrens has effectively combined financial integrity with operational acumen.
About Polar Corporation:
Polar Corporation consists of three companies, all leaders in their respective markets. Polar Tank Trailer manufactures tank trailers. Polar Service Centers provide tank trailer parts, repair, services, and under the JARCO name, designs and builds custom 2,500 to 6,500 gallon upfits for the propane market. Quality Trailer Products manufactures and sells parts and components for the light‐duty trailer industry.