People & Places

Chicago, IL, JULY 23, 2018 – CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today that Dan Risley has joined the organization as Vice President of Quality Repair and Market Development. In the new role, Risley, an industry veteran and former President and Executive Director of the Automotive Service...
Ludwigsburg, Germany – July 23, 2018 – The MANN+HUMMEL Group announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which MANN+HUMMEL will acquire the Tri-Dim Filter Corporation, a USA-based air filtration company.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Headquartered in Louisa, Virginia...
July 21, 2018 , London - With reference to the health of Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) communicates with profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr. Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that...
BASF has announced Troy Neuerburg as the new US Sales Director for Automotive Refinish, effective immediately. Neuerburg has been a BASF employee since 2016, working as a Sales Zone Manager where he was responsible for growing market share in the Midwest and Northeast US regions. He has worked in...
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...

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