Jack Gosnell, Chair of the CAWA Board of Directors, appoints Bill Meyer of MANN+HUMMEL Filtration Technology to the Association's Manufacturers' Advisory Council

Sacramento, CA – August 21, 2018 -- CAWA Chair of the Board, Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts, has appointed Bill Meyer of MANN+HUMMEL Filtration Technology to the Association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC). When Chair Gosnell announced Mr. Meyer’s appointment he commented: “ Bill has been involved and supported CAWA for several years and the Association is pleased he has stepped up to serve on CAWA’s MAC”. “We know and appreciate the contributions he will make to the future successes of the Association and the industry it serves”.
Mr. Meyer joined MANN+HUMMEL as part of the company’s acquisition of Affinia Group in May, 2016 and is currently serving as Business Development Manager for the Western United States.  He joined the company in 2008 and has spent the past 10 years working closely with warehouse distributors, independent jobbers, and fleets to maximize WIX Filters’ penetration into the light-duty and heavy-duty filter aftermarket.  In this role, he covers the 15 Western States including Alaska and Hawaii.  He assumed the sales responsibility of MANN-FILTER since the mergers’ completion in 2016. With a career dedicated to the automotive industry, he has a passion for his customers and expert knowledge of his filtration brands. Prior to joining MANN+HUMMEL, Mr. Meyer served as a sales representative for a variety of automotive employers, including Pete Kotze Sales, Wondrack Distributing Inc, Astley’s Automotive Warehouse and the Performance Warehouse. In addition to his experience in the automotive aftermarket, he is also a graduate of the Northwood University’s Leadership 2.0 program and is a member of AAPEX, SEMA and AWDA.
CAWA is an automotive aftermarket trade association, which represents auto parts jobbers, retailers, warehouse distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and program groups. The Association provides educational, legislative and business support to the industry and its membership. It is one of the largest trade associations of its kind in the United States and recognized as a leader in the automotive aftermarket industry.

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