The Automotive Distribution Network (Network) has named Steve Tucker vice president of sales and marketing.
He is responsible for national accounts, sales, motorsports and wholesale and retail marketing programs.
“In his expanded position, Mr. Tucker is responsible for developing all marketing programs that align with the group’s strategy and future direction,” says David Prater, president of the Network. “He and his management team will ensure the most effective sales and marketing platforms for our members and their customers.”
Tucker will develop and execute marketing and service programs to support the Network’s brands including Parts Plus, Auto Pride and IAPA in his expanded role.
He previously served as vice president of sales for the Network.
“I look forward to building programs that don’t just meet our objectives, but excel across all market segments,” says Tucker. “The key to that success is cultivating solid relationships with our product and service vendors to ensure our sales/marketing mix provides measurable results while solidifying our brand exposure.”
Prior to joining the Network in 2010 as vice president of Auto Pride, Tucker was director of national account sales for Delphi. He also worked at Dana and Federal Mogul.
Operating under the brands of Parts Plus, Parts Plus Mexico, IAPA and Auto Pride, the Automotive Distribution Network is one of the largest, most diverse program groups in the industry.
For more information about the Network, contact Tucker at Network Headquarters, 3085 Fountainside Dr., Ste. 210, Germantown, Tenn., 38138. (901) 682-9090.