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RICHARDSON, Texas (July 20, 2018) —Service King Collision Repair Centers®, one of the fastest-growing providers of high quality automotive repair service in the U.S., today announced the appointment of David Cush as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He will replace Chris Abraham, who...
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the appointment of Malesia Dunn as executive director, PPG Foundation and corporate global social responsibility. In this role, Dunn will report to Bryan Iams, PPG vice president, corporate and government affairs and succeed Sue Sloan,...
Kenneth L. Selinger, Vice President of Product Management for Centric Parts.
Denver, CO – APC Automotive Technologies, LLC (APC), a leading supplier of automotive, light truck and heavy-duty replacement parts, has just announced Kenneth L. Selinger has joined the company as Vice President of Product Management for Centric Parts. The announcement was made by Greg Woo,...
Top row, first from left: David Nichols, president, Remy Power Products; second row, third from right: Patrick Keane, vice president global distribution, Brake Parts Inc; second row, second from right: David Overbeeke, president and CEO, Brake Parts Inc.
MCHENRY, Ill. – July 17, 2018 – David Overbeeke, president and CEO of Brake Parts Inc (BPI), was honored by the United Way of Greater McHenry County with the inaugural Trailblazer Award. The Trailblazer Award was established to recognize individuals who have stepped up within McHenry County to help...
Todd Gilbert named Business Development Manager, OES at CRP Automotive.
Cranbury, NJ… CRP Automotive (crpautomotive.com), a leading source of OE-quality replacement and service parts, has named Todd Gilbert as Business Development Manager for its OES business. The announcement was made by Michael Palm, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CRP Industries, who noted...
Patrick Sommerfeld will serve as Director of Auto 7.
New York, NY — Premium Guard Inc. (PGI) www.premiumguard.com, a global supply network of automotive replacement parts, has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Auto 7, Inc. (Miramar, Florida), a leading supplier of OEM automotive parts to the aftermarket. The announcement was made by Anan...
READING, Pennsylvania, July 16, 2018 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, recently signed a four-year supply agreement with Navistar®. The agreement covers the supply of ODYSSEY® batteries for...
The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced today that Stacey Phillips will be joining the national organization as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator effective immediately. "In her new role, Stacey will be instrumental as CIECA continues to promote the...
Jasper Engines and Transmissions is pleased to announce the following changes to its production leadership team. David Burbidge has been named General Manager of Jasper Innovative Solutions (JIS).  David has worked with JASPER for the past seven years in a consulting role, and has worked...
LENEXA, Kan. – (July 2, 2018) Automotive Parts Associates (APA) program group began the process of transitioning the organization’s new identity across all communications platforms with a modern logo and domain name as a part of a larger rebranding strategy last week. The multi-faceted...

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